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Crohn's disease sufferer Elizabeth Rose loses High Court battle for NHS funding to have eggs frozen

17 April 2014
by KentOnline reporter
A woman with Crohn's disease - who lost a legal bid to get NHS funding for her eggs to be frozen before she has chemotherapy - will now have private treatment paid for her.
A clinic in London has stepped forward to support Elizabeth Rose from Margate, who says a bone marrow transplant may make her infertile.
The Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group, which refused to fund the procedure on the health service, will cover her expenses.
Elizabeth Rose has lost her battle to get her eggs frozen on the NHS

Elizabeth Rose has lost her battle to get her eggs frozen on the NHS

The news comes just days after Ms Rose lost the High Court challenge to get funding for her eggs to be frozen.
A judge dismissed a judicial review action brought by the 25-year-old from Margate.
She said she feared a bone marrow transplant would make her infertile. 

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