The NHS has had to spend hundreds of thousands of pounds fitting out hospitals with facilities for morbidly obese patients, according to new figures.
The news comes weeks after reports that graveyards are having to widen their plot to fit in oversized coffins.
Today it emerged that the health service in Greater Manchester has had to fork out £167,000 for bed hire, hoist chairs and commodes for obese patients.
Reported by the Daily Express. You can read the full story here.