YOUR SAY: Debate over making weight loss surgery public
Marcelle Pearce: If people are anorexic and are nutrient deficient, this causes health problems.
The biggest nutrient tool in the body being reduced cannot be a good for the body. If this was the answer for people with health problems maybe they should be waiting a while to see what problems this surgery is bringing to people. Don’t weigh the public health system down with what could potentially bring a huge problem down the track. (my opinion).
Debbie Dawes: If it’s sleeve or bypass yes but not lap band as it won’t stop people going and getting fluid removed so they can eat n drink when they have special occasions coming up.
Rachel Short: It was in the public health and they closed the waiting list because it was too long. It’s not hard to find affordable private health and get it done that way.
Jo Hill: Certainly would keep the hospitals busy around campus!
Rosie Curry: I would like to have it done.