Op cost challenge.A 72-YEAR-OLD woman who went to France for an urgent hip operation was today seeking a High Court ruling that the surgery should be paid for by the NHS NHS
National Health Service
NHS (in Britain) National Health Service . If she wins, the case could have major implications in the UK.
Yvonne Watts, of Bedford, was facing a 15-month wait on the NHS. Her lawyers say that under European law she was entitled en·ti·tle
tr.v. en·ti·tled, en·ti·tling, en·ti·tles
1. To give a name or title to.
2. To furnish with a right or claim to something: to have treatment in any EU country if there was "undue delay" in being treated at home.