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Should the NHS offer nail care to patients who are unable to look after themselves?
Unkempt nails can be a detriment to one's health. The NHS should help prevent this in patience that cannot do so themselves.
Nails that grow long and dig into the skin can cause infection, which in
high risk groups
can lead to limb loss, which in turn can lead to premature death.
Nail care is no immediate threat to a person's health.