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Lack of funding for SAFO splints- help

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roypetzing
roypetzing Community member Posts: 2 Listener
I owe my mobility to the NHS. I had SAFOs fitted some 12years ago, which enabled me to keep walking. Now however my present ones are so fatigued I am finding difficulty in walking. I am now in a position where I am being told that there is no funding and I am feeling let down despite having paid into the system for over 50 years during my working life

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  • Misscleo
    Misscleo Community member Posts: 647 Pioneering
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    Know how you feel. Work for 55 years then get told your costing us
     
    Well iv paid it in so have you. So we can have what we need 
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Posts: 10,581 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @roypetzing and a warm welcome to the community! I am sorry to hear they have stopped funding. Who did you hear this from? I wear AFO's and have found if I self refer myself to a physio then they can point you in the right direction! 
    Hope you find the online community supportive :)
    Scope

  • atlas46
    atlas46 Community member Posts: 826 Pioneering
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    Hi

    Try hsfcharity.com tel: 020 7202 1365, they give grants for such AIDS.

    Let us know how you get on.
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