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Nurses family faced with GBP 30K bill after holiday death without travel insurance

Nurse Charlotte Carter, aged 30, tragically dies on Dubai holiday without travel insurance

Nurse, Charlotte Carter aged 30, dies on girls’ holiday to Dubai after falling ill on her flight - her family now face a £30,000.00 bill to take her back to UK.

Charlotte was struck down by a heart attack in the taxi to her five-star hotel after a boozy seven-hour flight from Gatwick - desperate pals watched on as the mental health nurse was rushed to hospital, where she died despite medics resuscitating her "multiple times".

Charlotte, of Swansea, did not take out travel insurance ahead of her trip - meaning her family will be forced to pay £30,000.00 to get her body back.

Graham Briar a British national highlights the risks for foreigners living in Thailand without health or medical insurance.

Graham Briar & partner plea for financial help for heart surgery

Graham Briar, a Thailand based video blogger has suffered a critical illness and urgently needs a triple heart bypass operation.

However with no medical insurance and not enough money to pay for surgery he finds himself in a nightmare situation in a Chiang Rai hospital.

Graham, who has been broadcasting about his current situation live on YouTube, says that doctors have told him surgery will cost at least half a million baht (USD 16,000) or as much as one million baht (USD32,000) - this needs to be paid upfront.

Watch and listen to Grahams plea for help …

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