Taking First Steps : Full report

A four-year-old boy is learning to walk for the first time after a ground-breaking operation. The family of Corin Potts paid for the operation themselves as the NHS would not fund it.

Boy's life transformed after op

by Tanya Mercer

A four-year-old boy from South Gloucestershire has been taking his first steps following surgery that's only just been made available in the UK.

Corin Potts has cerebral palsy. His family had to raise thousands of pounds to pay for the operation because the NHS wasn't prepared to fund it.