Navigation Links
Indian Healthcare Facilities Come In For Praise

Ellen Parry, a 59 year old British grandmother is all praise for the healthcare facilities available in India after undergoing a surgery// in the Indian city of Bangalore. The surgery at the Ramaiah Memorial Hospital has cured her of a painful back. Parry came to India for treatment, as she was unable to get the treatment on the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). The surgery in Bangalore cost her 5,000 pounds. The NHS in the UK has come under criticism for not having treated Parry.

Plaid Cymru parliamentary leader Elfyn Llwyd said the case highlighted the problems in the NHS.

'They talk in terms of India being a third world country, but I am afraid when it comes to health, this country (the UK) in many aspects has become third rate in caring for people. This is a savage indictment of a health service in decline,' he said.

Parry was told by a clinic at Ysbyty Gwynedd there was nothing they could do for her. She paid 480 pounds for a private MRI scan in Bangor, which revealed she suffered from a collapsed disc in the lower back.

Parry said after a more than a year of severe pain, her husband Keith read about the private treatment available in India. She flew out a few weeks later.

Parry runs a garage with her husband in Glan Conwy in North Wales. She said that after her successful operation in Bangalore, she was given VIP treatment. She said: 'It is absolutely fantastic, I just cannot get used to not being in pain anymore.'

Parry's back troubles began two-and-a half-years ago. 'I didn't have any problems before,' she said. I was referred to the pain clinic at Ysbyty Gwynedd but was told nothing could be done.

I thought it could have been arthritis or simply wear and tear, so I decided to go private and paid pounds 480 for an MRI scan which showed I had a collapsed disc in the lower back.

'That was in the summer of 2004. After that nothing really happened, but the pain became worse. I was never o ffered any operation on the NHS.'

The Parrys then got in touch with a medical company in Warwickshire that arranges for medical treatment in India.

We sent them a copy of the scan and they referred my case to surgeons at the Ramaiah Memorial hospital in Bangalore. I was in e-mail contact with neuro-surgeon Dr Ravi Varma at the hospital.

Everything was set up, even the direct British Airways flights from Heathrow to Bangalore. We were met by representatives from the hospital and were shown to a VIP suite. It was simply five-star luxury.

The operation was carried out by Dr. Varma and his father who is a renowned surgeon in India on 6 November 2005, five days after we arrived.

'They were absolutely superb. They have the best equipment. I woke up with no pain, she said.

(IANS
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Indian Prime Minister has successful Knee Replacement Surgery
2. Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos
3. Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration
4. Heart attack kills one in every 10 Indians
5. Indian Cherry: Richest Source of Vitiamin C
6. Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical Degrees can now practice in India
7. An Indian Bride with signs of SARS
8. Are Indians aware of SARS ?
9. Indians Stay Away from Coke, Pepsi After Toxin Scare
10. Indian pharma industry upbeat on WTO drug deal
11. Indian Treatment for Iraqi Babies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... Theater of Witness , was awarded a $300,000 grant from The Pew ... fosters empathy, comfort with ambiguity and the recognition of one’s own limits among ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The Margarian Law Firm has filed a class action ... for allegedly containing no ginger. Dr. Pepper produces the “Canada Dry” brand of ginger ... alleges Canada Dry Ginger Ale claims on its bottle that it is made from ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... 4th-year medical students improve their chances of acceptance to a residency in a ... who have earned degrees outside the U.S. , According to data released by ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... July 21, 2017 , ... West ... “Tu” Tuantu Doan Vu, PA-C. Beginning July 17, 2017, Ms. Vu will join West ... 27 years of experience in dermatology, skin cancer , and more. She graduated ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... How physicians ... on the rise, say researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic ... “The combination of evaluating the patterns of change in concussion symptom presentation, diagnostic ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/13/2017)... WILLIAMSTON, Mich. , July 13, 2017  Centurion Medical Products, ... offers its DisImpactor ® fecal impaction removal device for hospice ... ... Patient pain management ... DisImpactor for Hospice can help alleviate patient pain while preventing unneeded ...
(Date:7/12/2017)... July 12, 2017 CarpalAID is a revolutionary new product ... surgery. Carpal tunnel syndrome affects more than 8 million ... the rate of men. The common methods of treating CTS are ... uncomfortable hand braces or gloves. ... CarpalAID is a clear patch worn on ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... , July 11, 2017  Bayer has awarded grants ... countries as part of its prestigious Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program ... of Philadelphia and Uniformed Services University ... are among the winners. Grant recipients were announced last night ... Hemostasis (ISTH) 2017 Congress, Berlin, Germany . ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: