Latest Mohammad Zamir Stories

2008-07-06 00:00:23

By KATIE COOKSEY Spinal patient Mohammad Zamir is flying to India for treatment after waiting more than six months for an NHS procedure. He is spending about pounds2,000 on travelling abroad for the injection he needs to treat a prolapsed disc. The 38-year-old, of Pleydell Street, Sneyd Green, Stoke-on- Trent, says he has lost his pounds4,000-a-month interpreter job due to being immobile and in pain for so long. He plans to apply for compensation for loss of earnings. And Mr Zamir,...

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