Man’s leg amputated after dog poo got in wound

Collin Smith had to have his leg amputated after dog poo on a rugby pitch got into a wound and caused a serious infection. His local council, Rhondda Cynon Taf, is now one of 12…


‘After 22 years of pain, I had my leg amputated’

Image caption Claire Blackburn is climbing Snowdon with other amputees Removing part of a leg was probably the most difficult decision Claire Blackburn has ever had to make. Especially as it was not medically necessary….

Why Ruby, 9, says she wants her leg amputated

Image copyright Hamilton family A nine-year-old girl says she wants to have her leg amputated to allow her to lead a normal life. Ruby Hamilton suffers from a rare and crippling condition called proximal femoral…

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