Government pledges $8m for bariatric surgery in bid to tackle obesity

A gastric Band is a special inflatable band which is placed around the top portion of the patient’s stomach, creating a small pouch that limits or reduces the amount of food which you are able to eat at any one time.

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Government pledges $8m for bariatric surgery in bid to tackle obesityThe Austin and Alfred hospitals and the Western District Health Service in Hamilton, which says that Obesity is linked to a range of chronic health problems, including diabetes and heart disease.

Bariatric surgery, such as lap-band surgery, is often the last chance for some patients and our funding will give more people each year the opportunity to make a real and lasting change to their health and lifestyle.

The $8 million is a special investment in three hospitals, on top of the general funding they already receive from government, and Mr Davis said it was recognition of the need for additional assistance in the field.

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