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Diving instructor fighting for his life after stroke in Thailand

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Dan Robinson

 

Family of former Deighton man launches online appeal over £1,000 a day hospital bills

 

A diving instructor is fighting for his life in a Thai hospital after suffering a stroke in his sleep.

 

Dan Robinson, 39, who is originally from Deighton, suffered a stroke where he lives on Ko Tao, an island in the Gulf of Thailand.

The former Greenhead College student, who has been living in Thailand for several years, was taken ill on Wednesday - a year to the day since he married his partner Jurait.

 

Full story: http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/diving-instructor-fighting-life-after-13593823

 

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner: 2017-09-09

 

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that's terrible. that's going to be over 30,000 pounds a month. i would hope he can get well enough to fly back to blighty for treatment

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that is one example how important it is to have a good insurance. If you can't afford to pay by your own means stay off here. and stay in your home country where NHS covers everything

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3 hours ago, richard_smith237 said:

He was working here, was he not work permitted ? could his medical care be taken care of under the 30 baht scheme ?

 

Yes, social security must be paid for employees having a work permit.

They can then get government health care for 30 baht.

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Yes, thank you 12Drink More, Dan had comprehensive insurance which covered his emergency evacuation from Koh Tao to Samui and for his medical bills, treatment and surgery.  Following the surgery his insurance would no longer cover for his care.  Thank you to those of you wishing him well.

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5 hours ago, sawadee1947 said:

that is one example how important it is to have a good insurance. If you can't afford to pay by your own means stay off here. and stay in your home country where NHS covers everything

The NHS does not exist in every country! Anyway-it's rubish.

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7 hours ago, Happy enough said:

that's terrible. that's going to be over 30,000 pounds a month. i would hope he can get well enough to fly back to blighty for treatment

What, and pay the NHS 150% of the treatment costs?

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4 hours ago, PoorSucker said:

Yes, social security must be paid for employees having a work permit.

They can then get government health care for 30 baht.

 

Incorrect. The 30 Baht scheme and Social insurance are totally different entities.

 

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