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Older patients must not be denied NHS operations on the grounds of their age, a report by surgeons says.

It provides damning evidence of variations in surgical care based on patients' ages, with the chances of being operated on peaking in middle age and plummeting for those in their 60s, 70s and 80s.

Older heart attack victims, breast cancer patients and those needing new hips and knees are missing out on treatment routinely offered to younger patients even though they could benefit, it says.

The report comes amid growing concern that cash-strapped NHS trusts are imposing even more restrictions on surgery for older people. But the rising number of OAPs means more older patients than ever are likely to need planned operations

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ObamaKare is based upon the procedures Berwick copied from the UK system. Those 'years of quality adjusted life'.

Sorry, you are too old for use to spend money on you. Die and get out of the way for the younger TAXPAYERS to get their operations.

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