Friday, 20 September 2019

Asylum seeker denied cancer treatment by Home Office dies

Asylum seeker denied cancer treatment by Home Office dies Kelemua Mulat had advanced breast cancer but was refused NHS care for six weeks.

An Ethiopian woman who was denied potentially life-saving cancer treatment for six weeks amid confusion about whether she should be charged by the NHS has died aged 39.

Kelemua Mulat, who had advanced breast cancer, was refused chemotherapy last year after Home Office and NHS officials decided that she was not eligible for free care. The Guardian

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