Be careful what you wish for

A former NHS-supporting MP is set to sue to get her required treatment. A warning to those who want a similar system here:

A former MP who is going blind is set to sue the NHS after it refused to give her a new drug that could help save her sight, it emerged yesterday.

Veteran left-winger Alice Mahon has lost most of the sight in one eye while waiting for treatment.

The former Labour MP – and thorn in Tony Blair’s side – is now preparing to go to the High Court to make the Health Service pay for a drug that can help her.

(via Socialized Medicine)

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