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The partner of John Prescott, who needs a heart transplant, has been speaking about the Welsh NHS' decision to grant him life saving surgery, following a report by ITV Cymru Wales.
Prescott, from Conwy, needs a heart transplant after suffering a heart attack 18 months ago.
It damaged his heart so badly that only one side is working properly.
In order for John to be eligible for a heart transplant, he needs a pump - called an LVAD - fitting to his existing heart.
A man from Conwy who thought he had just weeks to live has had the decision of the Welsh NHS not to fund a life saving operation reversed.
ITV Wales has been told that John Prescott will get a pump fitted to his heart and NHS Wales will pay. He's due to have an operation this morning.
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ITV Wales first met John back in October. He was waiting for an operation to fit a pump to his heart. He thought it would never happen.
John Prescott needs a pump fitting to his heart. He's been told it would prolong his life. The Welsh NHS says it won't fund the operation.