Letters Bariatric surgery and justice

Wrong argument?

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d5624 (Published 06 September 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5624
  1. Hendrik J Beerstecher, GP principal1
  1. 1Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4JA, UK
  1. hendrick.beerstecher{at}nhs.net

Sokol discusses the Court of Appeal’s judgment of Tom Condliff’s case for bariatric surgery.1 The wrong approach may have been taken in this case. My instinct would have been to invoke two rights bestowed on all residents by the NHS …

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