UK health service to reduce "unnecessary" treatments
30. June 2018
Updated: 30 June 2018 8:51
LONDON (AP) – Britain's National Health Service has proposed to restrict breast reduction surgery and anti-snoring treatments as part of plans to save money and unnecessary or surgeries risky procedures ".
National Medical Director Stephen Powis said the health agency could save an estimated £ 200 million ($ 264 million) a year by streamlining the criteria for treatments where the risks outweigh the benefits.
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The announcement came as thousands are expected to attend a demonstration in London on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS and demand an end to government budget cuts.
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