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Battle looms over drug ruling

PUBLISHED: 10:55 03 September 2001 | UPDATED: 10:29 03 March 2010

THE courageous wife of former Ipswich MP Ken Weetch today spoke out about the "postcode lottery" that has denied her vital drugs on the NHS.

Audrey Weetch was diagnosed with the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease last month – but was told Suffolk Health would not pay for a drug to help slow its progress.

THE courageous wife of former Ipswich MP Ken Weetch today spoke out about the "postcode lottery" that has denied her vital drugs on the NHS.

Audrey Weetch was diagnosed with the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease last month – but was told Suffolk Health would not pay for a drug to help slow its progress. Full story later.


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