Man paralysed from neck down ‘not eligible’ for night-time care

Simon Shaw from south London has been receiving funding under NHS continuing healthcare for people with serious health conditions

A quadriplegic man was told his care funding would be revoked, after NHS officials deemed him not disabled enough to qualify for support.

Simon Shaw, 54, has received 24-hour care since he was left paralysed from the neck down after a car accident in 1984.

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