Insight for Sunday 23 September 2012
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The final slice of special government funding for bariatric, or weight loss, surgery will be paid out at the end of next year.
But what has been achieved with the $2m a year dedicated to stomach reducing operations since 2010 and can it be continued?
Philippa Tolley has spoken to those involved in bariatric surgery.