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The Independent – Father Considers Suicide

A father who was on the verge of losing his home and contemplating suicide after doctors misdiagnosed him with ME while overlooking a treatable genetic condition for six years, says the NHS has treated him with “contempt”.

Peter King, 60, from Essex, found out in late 2018 he had hemochromatosis, often known as iron overload, a heritable disorder affecting as many as one in 200 people in the UK.