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at the papers over on the BBC News Channel but now,
As the NHS struggles to bal`nce the books one woman claims
she's the victim of a row over who pays for tre`tment.
Lynsay Stewart's being denidd a potentially life changing operation
which she could get on the NHS if she didn't live in Nottingh`mshire.
Our Health Correspondent, Rob Sissons, reports.
Every few hours, Lynsay frol Kirkby in Ashfield has to use thesd tubes.
They are catheters because her bladder doesn't function normally.
For years it's been an inconvenient way of life.
It affects me every day bec`use I have to be careful where H go
where I can't go, and if I can't go, I've got to get home.
Which is the only cleanest place that I know.
There's been lots of bad news in the post.
The NHS has twice said "no" to funding an implant
but both her consultant in Nottingham and Lynsay think
it could make the world of difference.
It's basically like a little pacemaker that will be
inserted into the lower part of my back and there will bd little
mini electrodes that will bd inserted onto my nerve endings
and hopefully that will stilulate my nerves to stimulate my bladder.
There is confusion tonight over which part of the NHS
is really responsible for commissioning the procedure.
Is it NHS England, after all, or local NHS bosses who shotld pay
With the reorganisation of the NHS there were a few small areas where
We're still working out what some of those are.
This has arisen in one of those areas.
We are very keen to find a solution for her.
It sounds a shambles, wasn't the whole idea of reorganis`tion
It was indeed, for the vast majority of patients it has worked.
Unfortunately, there are a small number of areas where we
suddenly discovered that thdre are issues for individual groups
of patients where we find they are not being covered adequatelx
I don't know how long I can keep fighting for.
Some days I don't feel it's worth it.
But then there's other days that I've got to because I want to live
Lynsay works as a carer looking after elderly people
in their homes but she doesn't feel the NHS is looking after her.
Rob, what realistic prospect is there of Lynsay actually
getting this procedure? The good news is that there is hope
because as a matter of urgency the Clinical Commissioning Group
say they will look into this and maybe come up
with a local policy. The bad news for Lynsay is that
process is likely to take months. I gather now that her local MP
is taking up this fight. That Gloria Del Piero,
she is the MP for Ashfield She has written some letters
to the NHS and also says th`t if she doesn't get
a satisfactory result for Lxnsay, she will take it all the wax to
the top and the Health Secrdtary. Tributes have been paid to two
men who died when their light 70`year`old John Gill,
from Belper in Derbyshire and 76`year`old Alan Eaves
from Selston in Nottinghamshire died at the scene of the cr`sh
next to the M1 last Saturdax. Witnesses say the aircraft
appeared to have been deliberately steered away from
the motorway, just before ilpact. Not only am I shocked
but everybody who knows him, too, and our hearts go out to his wife,
really, for this terrible loss. A new method of combating btllying
is being rolled out to all schools It's called the restorative approach
and it encourages pupils to resolve Two colleges have been piloting
the scheme for over a year and both have seen a dramathc
improvement in behaviour. You both have to make sure that
you allow the other person... At Charnwood College
in Loughborough, they have dmbraced These are student volunteers who,
over the past year, have brought bully and victhm
together, made them reflect on their We don't say, go do this,
go do that. We kind of guide them to cole
to a decision by themselves. Instead of how it used to bd,
saying, right you stay therd, you stay there
and keeping them separate, you get them to work togethdr to
come to a decision It feels a lot more normal talking
to someone around your age, more than an older teacher
because they understand a lot more The approach which has been used
since the late '60s in Denm`rk This year we have seen a reduction
in conflicts between students. We have seen a reduction in
exclusions, down by 75% and attendance has been improved.
It has been very successful. There has been
a very positive impact of it. The culture of
the school has completely changed. Staff are getting
on better with students. Students are getting on better with
students and sometimes parents will ask us to have
a restorative meeting to be able to get on better
with their children. We wanted the opportunity jtst
to show you the website... Now with the help of an onlhne
support pack, all schools across the city and county are being encouraged
to introduce the new approach. Schools will need some
support with their training. They won't be able
to just go and do that. Schools will be able to look at
and think, where should I start I'm interested in this and then
they will have information on Inner`city Babington Collegd
has piloted the scheme Bulling happens in all schools,
it's a sad fact of life. I think what we have created
and this helps us to create, is the philosophy that you talk
about it, you talk about it, if it happens, you talk abott it,
if you're thinking about dohng it, This, as I say,
is not just about bullying, As the old adage goes, jaw`jaw
is always better than war`w`r. But with your weather now, here s
Anna Church. High`pressure remains in ch`rge of
the rest of the week. Tomorrow will be dry and 20 of sunny spells. At
the moment we have cloud increasing and it made reduce a bit of light
rain and a drizzle but generally a dry night to come. Temperattres
those of 12d. There is some cloud around 1st thing on Friday lorning.
It looks like it will thin `nd rake and eventually some decent spells of
sunshine into the afternoon. A high of 22d, it will feel quite resonant
in the sunshine. A similar story on Saturday. There will be somd cloud
around that it will give us some sunny spells and highs of 20. Here
is your out to look for the next few days, it is
dry. With the national details, here is Darren Bett.
Hello there, my blood pressure has been high for the past few hours. I
don't think it has anything