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NICE proposes lowering threshold for bariatric surgery

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good ..then lets put this unarguable evidence to work without delay..bariatric surgery is now safe and one of the most cost effective interventions in medicine..we will not be able to fund type 2 diabetic trearment in future if not.i doubt the bureausclerotic part privatised current nhs will..as obsessed with short term cost saving(and vital executive bonuses) not evident reality........... i agree not for all obese but definitely all over forty bmi as barring one per cent exceptions this medical condition is in reality incurable and irreversible. i know from personal experience..i funded my op privately but enabled probably twenty years more as a productive gp. morbid obesity is a seperate issue from more global lesser obesity for which i agree global public health and tax policy is vital ..fat chance(!) with the present contemtible corrupt loathsome shower in government. we need all the nhs deforms of past twenty years to be smashed ..and the ten billion saved by cutting current nhs admin costs of 14 per cent back to previous genuine nhs of 5 per cent...the truth of this waste is an extreme national scandal causing untold human suffering at the altar of failed dogma that bma should be screaming from the rooftops umtil hoarse....

Posted date

12 Jul 2014

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1:59pm

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