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News | British Clinical Group Refuses To Operate On Smokers

If you are a smoker or are obese in Devon you will be denied surgery. According to a statement issued by the Northern, Eastern & Western Devon Clinical Commissions group if you have a BMI over 35 or smoke you will be denied routine surgery unless you lose 5% of your weight or quit smoking for 8 weeks. The NHS says it is facing a deficit of £14.5m and announced the new rules the day […]

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