A woman from York who was beaten up so badly by her ex-boyfriend that she still has problems breathing, has been refused NHS funding to fix the problems with her nose.
Rebecca Beattie's former partner was sent to prison for the attack, but now she says without corrective surgery she's struggling to rebuild her life. You may find some of the pictures in James Webster's report distressing.
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