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Travel insurance warning as NI man loses leg after Thailand motorbike accident

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Travel insurance warning as NI man loses leg after Thailand motorbike accident

By Sarah Scott

 

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Mike Johnston in hospital in Thailand

 

Mike Johnston, 30, was teaching in Thailand when he was involved in the accident earlier this month and had to have his left leg amputated

 

A Co Antrim man is recovering in hospital in Thailand after doctors were forced to amputate his leg following a motorbike accident.

 

Mike Johnston, 30, was teaching in Chumphon, in southern Thailand, when he was involved in the accident earlier this month.


His parents Michael Johnston and Jillian Clements flew out to be at their son's side but due to his insurance policy lapsing, the family have had to pay tens of thousands for his medical care.

 

Full story: https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/belfast-news/travel-insurance-warning-ni-man-15873271

 

Belfast Live: 2019-02-23

 

 

RELATED: Health insurance from Thaivisa Health Protect

 

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It will be impossible to formulate any private insurance plan in Thailand that anyone can afford when e.g Bangkok Hospital Rayong charges 34,000 thb for first Rabies shot of a course.

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