Teen who received kidney from his mum is told he can’t have life-saving drug – because it’s too expensive (From Bournemouth Echo)

Teen who received kidney from his mum is told he can’t have life-saving drug – because it’s too expensive

Lewis Brimble with his mum, Su

Lewis Brimble with his mum, Su

Lewis Brimble with his mum, Su

First published 00:04 Thursday 30 April 2015 in News

Last updated 04:54 Thursday 30 April 2015 by Jane Reader

A CRITICALLY ill teenager has begged the NHS to reverse a decision to refuse him life saving drugs on cost grounds.

Bournemouth School pupil Lewis Brimble suffers from a rare kidney disease and has already had one transplant.

Now he has launched an online petition in a bid to convince the NHS England Commissioning Board to allow him to have Eculizumab.

via Teen who received kidney from his mum is told he can’t have life-saving drug – because it’s too expensive (From Bournemouth Echo).

My take on this…

So you want your government to decide on your health decisions?

This is why Obamacare is a BAD IDEA!

It should be up to the Health Care Providers and Insurance coverage, whether or not a treatment is right for the patient, not a non medically trained faceless bureaucrat…

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