Read this and can't really belive it's true. Please tell me things ain't really this bad back in Blighty. The war hero who faces selling his home for the drugs to save his sight A war veteran has been forced to spend more than Â£4,000 of his life savings in a desperate battle against blindness because the NHS will not pay for his treatment. Jack Strange, 85, who earned the British Empire Medal in the Second World War and was a policeman for 30 years, says health bosses are refusing to fund simple, effective drugs which can keep his eye condition at bay. When his savings run out he will be faced with the choice of selling the home he shares with his 80-year-old wife Joyce or going blind. Poke Here For The Full Story I shouldn't read The Mail, It just upsets me.