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Man dies after six-month wait for lifesaving operation

lglen@obantimes.co.uk

A PENSIONER in his 90s died four days before a stent operation to release pressure on his heart … but after waiting for almost six months for an appointment in the city. John Bartholomew, 92, was told by his GP that he needed a stent to relieve breathing difficulties, but after a wait of half a year and four appointments in Glasgow, he sadly died four days before his operation in Edinburgh.

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