NHS crisis – Wheelchair-bound pensioner with cancer no longer qualifies for free hospital transport

A wheelchair-bound pensioner with cancer faces paying thousands on taxis for hospital appointments after new NHS rules said she was ‘independent’. Widow Jennifer Summers, 72, has been in a chair since polio struck aged four and free specialist transport to and from hospital after her husband died five years ago. But when she rang to … Continue reading NHS crisis – Wheelchair-bound pensioner with cancer no longer qualifies for free hospital transport