The NHS is spending thousands of pounds removing tattoos for people who no longer want them, new figures have revealed.

At least £330,000 has been spent by NHS hospitals across the country since 2010, despite acute hospital trusts up and down the country bursting at the seams with crippled finances well in the red.

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