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Pensioner says expenses could save hospital beds in Oban

AN 87-YEAR-OLD woman from Mull has spoken of her anger at the amount of money that was spent on travel expenses while her late husband was ill, writes David McPhee.

On several occasions Alison Bartholomew and her husband had to travel 30 miles to the ferry terminal on Mull before making the onward trip to either Glasgow or Edinburgh.

She said: ‘I think it probably goes into four figures. It’s utterly shocking to think this money could be saving [hospital] beds in Oban.’

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