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Saturday, 20 May, 2023

Amputees want more help for limb loss mental anguish – BBC News

When Barrie Evans had his left leg amputated he felt he had “nothing to live for”.

“I couldn’t support my family, I couldn’t pay my bills, I ended up on suicide watch,” said Barrie, 60, from Rogerstone, Newport.

He now runs a support group and is calling for more mental health aid for those who experience limb loss.

The Welsh government said deciding appropriate rehabilitation services was the responsibility of health boards.

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