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Jaymee's Story By Sarah Barclay

Jaymee's Story by Sarah Barclay

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This is the story of Child B. Her health authority refused to pay for the treatment of her leukaemia, so her father revealed her name, putting Jaymee Bowen on the front of every newspaper and leading to an unknown benefactor paying for a treatment never before offered to children.

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Jaymee's Story: The Story of Child B by Sarah Barclay

The story of Child B. raised inumerable issues. A health authority decided that it was not going to treat a child's leukaemia but her father decided to fight the health authority through the courts. He won then lost on appeal and then revealed the name of his daughter which put Jaymee Bowen on the front page of the newspapers and resulted in an unknown benefactor paying for Jaymee to have an adult treatment which at the time was not available to children. This treatment has so far been successful and when BBC's "Panorama" made a programme about Jaymee and about her treatment she was no longer a statistic, but a very real very brave and astonishing girl.

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GOR003527334
9780670870509
0670870501
Jaymee's Story: The Story of Child B by Sarah Barclay
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
1996-05-13
192
N/A
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