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New NHS drug could change 15-year-old Minster girl's life

By Lucy Hickmott

The mum of a Kent teenager with a rare disease says the decision to make a potentially life-extending drug available on the NHS is a dream come true.

Mel Bolt from Minister has been campaigning for Spinraza to be made accessible to help her daughter Abbie, who has spinal muscular atrophy.

The 15-year-old has battled with the incurable muscle-weakening condition since she was just two and is wheel-chair bound.

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