David Haddock
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Trauma of man whose facial operation was cancelled seven times

24 January 2013 Last updated at 19:24 GMT

The family of a man with severe learning difficulties whose operation has been cancelled seven times say they feel let down by the health service.

David Haddock, 35, from east Belfast, is awaiting plastic surgery for facial scars.

His family said he could not understand why the hospital keep cancelling.

BBC Newsline's Health correspondent Marie-Louise Connolly reports.