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Depends on your luck

The Postcode Lottery

The Postcode Lottery
Picture by marin from Free Digital Photos.

What if I told you today that you that you have a rare form of cancer but sadly there is nothing I can do in helping you treat it other than end of life care and hope for the best. What if I tend told you that when you went home, you learn on Facebook a friend of yours also has this cancer but have a new treatment that will treat it.

If I was you I would be thinking “What the hell!?, is that private?” but that is exactly what is happening today in the United Kingdom and that is a game we like to call – “The Postcode Lottery”.
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Ellis, M (2012) Depends on your luck. [online] Tweaked for your Pleasure. Available at: https://snat.co.uk/rants/depends-on-your-luck.html [Accessed 06 Jun 2020]