A man who has been told he has just months to live has made a bucket list to help “keep positive”.

Karl Butler, from Ipswich, was born with complex heart problems but was told by doctors weeks ago he would only receive palliative care in future.

He has just been given an award by NHS England for his “tireless efforts” helping others.

Mr Butler, 38, said: “I’m not ready to go as there are still things to be done.”

His list includes watching Manchester United, riding in a “hippy-style” van and going to Italy.

The NHS worker, who has mild learning disabilities, said he was not initially expected to live beyond six months of age and spent his childhood having operations.

Eight years ago, he was told his condition would worsen

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