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Marie Lyon

Patient Campaigns: How to make evidence matter and change policy – Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Patient Stream)
Tuesday July 16th – 18:00

Mother Marie Lyon, who was prescribed Primodos and later gave birth to a daughter whose limbs were not all fully formed.

Take these two tablets. Four words which would lead to a lifetime of guilt and regret.

Guilt, because I didn’t question, I just accepted the tablets because they were given to me by my doctor.

Regret, that my beautiful daughter has had to work harder to achieve all the everyday tasks we take for granted. Determined not to be labelled as disabled, Sarah drives a geared car, obtained her bronze swimming medal and competed in horse riding events.

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