ANOREXIC DENTAL NURSE WHO SHRUNK TO UNDER FOUR STONE WINS HER NHS FIGHT FOR MORE TREATMENT

AN ANOREXIC dental nurse whose weight plummeted to less than four stone has won her NHS fight for more treatment. Doctors told Joanne McGraw, 26, of Stoke-on-Trent, that she could have died when she was first admitted to St George's Hospital in Stafford with the devastating eating disorder last September. But just as Joanne was starting to recover, she was warned she would no longer qualify for treatment once she was discharged, because she doesn't live in the Stafford catchment area. Now, after appealing to the Patient Advice and Liaison Service, Joanne has been told she can continue to be treated at the specialist hospital for another 12 months as an outpatien

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