Girl struggling to walk denied NHS drug because she took one step too few – Liverpool Echo

Specialist lawyers at Irwin Mitchell are acting for Fifi Basma (Image: SWNS)

A young girl suffering from a rare condition which means she struggles to walk has been denied a ‘life-changing’ drug by the NHS – because she took one step too few.

Fifi Basma, 10, was diagnosed with a genetic disorder called spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) when she was just three years old .

The condition makes muscles weaker and causes problems with movement, leaving Fifi with mobility difficulties.

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