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Army veteran’s fight to have leg amputated

Wiltshire-based Paralympic-hopeful and Army veteran Cornelia Oosthuizen has amputated part of her right leg, against medical advice, in the hope it will remove the excruciating pain she suffers. It is a huge gamble as leading…

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‘Why I chose to have my leg amputated’

Image copyright VICTORIA SNELL Image caption Running in a race is something Victoria Snell never thought would be possible A woman has celebrated the first anniversary of having her leg amputated – by running a…


‘Having my leg amputated will be like a Christmas gift’

Image caption Lexi Chambers says: “I don’t get very much sleep, I’m very reliant on my crutches and I’ve just ordered a wheelchair” A woman having a leg amputated has said the operation “will be…


Ikea fined after two of worker’s fingers partially amputated

Image copyright Ikea Image caption The accident happened at the furniture giant’s Bristol store in November 2016 Ikea has been fined £100,000 after an engineer was injured at work carrying out maintenance to a faulty…


Man’s penis amputated following cancer misdiagnosis

Image copyright Michael Scott/Caters News Image caption Neil Walker’s cancer was misdiagnosed as a rash A man whose cancer was misdiagnosed as a rash is warning other men to get specialist help after his penis…



‘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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