Four-year-old boy with cerebral palsy denied 'life-changing' surgery by NHS

A father from Leicestershire says he's heartbroken that his 4-year-old son, who has cerebral palsy, has been denied a procedure on the NHS.

Frankie Palmer can't walk, sit up, or even crawl.

His dad, Lee, who lives in Burbage, was hoping his son could have a surgery known as SDR - selective dorsal rhizotomy.

He believes Frankie's life could be transformed by the treatment. He says it could help him walk and, more importantly, make him more comfortable.

But Frankie was denied the surgery.

Frankie's family say it is possible to have the surgery in America.

But it comes at a cost of £90,000.

For Lee, it would be dream come true to see Frankie take his first few steps.

He's now fundraising to make that dream a reality.