A mum has been jailed for six months after trying to con the NHS out of more than £5.7 million as she jetted off around the world.
Linda Metcalf, 37, claimed she could hardly walk or stand, rarely went out and couldn’t even dress herself.
She claimed because of her local trust’s medical negligence she needed sticks to get around and was unable to drive.
But when they put her under surveillance they discovered instead of being housebound, she had been travelling to the other side of the world.
They also found out she had been going on posh shopping trips without any assistance.
Between her visits to doctors to pursue her claim, she visited New Zealand, Fiji, Hong Kong, Lanzarote, Tenerife, Thailand, Wales, Scotland and Scarborough promenade.
IT worker, Metcalf, who has a two-year-old daughter, launched her…
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