LISTEN Paul Mason has lost 46 stone and now wants the NHS to pay for an op to remove his excess skin

Jan 04, 2013, 07:36 PM

At his heaviest Paul Mason weighed 70 stone and didn't leave the house for 12 years. After a gastric bypass in 2010, paid for by the NHS, he lost 46 stone. He now wants his health authority to fund operations to remove his loose skin - at a cost of over thirty thousand pounds. Should it?