A Chef who has lost 15 stone in 3 years has been refused an operation to removed excess skin.
Chef Gregg Wrigley, from Bolton has lost 15 stone in 3 years, Originally 27 stone he now weighs 12. After loosing all of the additional weigh Gregg requests an operation to remove the excess skin. However, Bolton NHS says, “The operation is not available in Bolton.”
The Bolton health service offers gastric bands to those seeking to loose weight. To fit a gastric band it costs the health service seven thousand pounds. Gregg said, “If I’d have had a band it would have cost them a fortune.”