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.
Have been told this morning that John Prescott, who I reported on last night, has been told NHS Wales WILL fund the operation he needs.
I'm told John has been prepped for surgery and is due to have the operation to fit an LVAD this morning.
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.