Post Tagged with: "surgeon"

Roger Bainton: Surgeon struck off for harming patients

September 15, 2017 11:00 pm0 comments
Roger Bainton: Surgeon struck off for harming patients

Media playback is unsupported on your device A facial surgeon has been struck off the medical register to “protect the public” after harming his patients. Roger Bainton carried out dozens of unnecessary operations and “experimental procedures” while working at Royal Stoke University Hospital from 2005 to 2013. In the 1990s […]

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Ian Paterson: Victims of disgraced surgeon get £37m

September 13, 2017 12:07 pm0 comments
Ian Paterson: Victims of disgraced surgeon get £37m

About 750 victims of rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson are to be paid compensation from a new £37m fund. Private healthcare firm Spire has agreed to pay £27.2m, with £10m coming from Paterson’s insurers and the Heart of England NHS Trust. Paterson was found guilty of 17 counts of wounding […]

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Ian Paterson: Disgraced breast surgeon has sentence increased

August 3, 2017 8:46 am0 comments
Ian Paterson: Disgraced breast surgeon has sentence increased

A breast surgeon who intentionally wounded his patients has had his 15-year jail term increased to 20 years. Ian Paterson, 59, who appeared at the Court of Appeal via video link, was told his current sentence was “not sufficient” to reflect the seriousness and the totality of his offending. Paterson […]

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Disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson jailed for 15 years

May 31, 2017 4:53 am0 comments
Disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson jailed for 15 years

Breast surgeon Ian Paterson has been jailed for 15 years after carrying out unnecessary operations. Paterson, 59, carried out surgery on nine women and one man after falsely telling them they had breast cancer. He had been convicted of 17 counts of wounding with intent and three of unlawful wounding, […]

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Breast surgeon Ian Paterson inquiry pledge from Tories

May 4, 2017 6:09 pm0 comments
Breast surgeon Ian Paterson inquiry pledge from Tories

The Conservatives have pledged to hold an inquiry into the actions of disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson, if the party is returned to power. Paterson, 59, who exaggerated or invented cancer risks in patients, was convicted of 17 counts of wounding with intent last month. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said […]

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Breast surgeon Ian Paterson case: 'Hundreds' of other victims

April 29, 2017 8:50 am0 comments
Breast surgeon Ian Paterson case: 'Hundreds' of other victims

Hundreds of patients will seek compensation after a breast surgeon was convicted of carrying out needless operations, solicitors have said. Ian Paterson, 59, was found guilty of 17 counts of wounding with intent, relating to nine women and one man in the West Midlands. Thompsons Solicitors said 350 women were […]

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Patients harmed by surgeon 'playing God'

April 28, 2017 9:20 am0 comments
Patients harmed by surgeon 'playing God'

A breast surgeon who “played God” and carried out “completely unnecessary” operations has been convicted of intentionally wounding patients. Ian Paterson, 59, carried out “extensive, life-changing operations for no medically-justifiable reason”. His motives were “obscure” but may have included a desire to “earn extra money”, Nottingham Crown Court heard. Paterson […]

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Surgeon: 'How many more children like Kayden must die?'

March 30, 2017 11:59 am0 comments
Surgeon: 'How many more children like Kayden must die?'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Senior surgeons say they tried to warn managers of dangerous delays to emergency surgery ahead of a child’s death at a top children’s hospital. Kayden Bancroft was 20 months old when he died at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH), following repeated delays to […]

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Trampolines 'dangerous', says top bone surgeon

December 16, 2016 2:48 pm0 comments
Trampolines 'dangerous', says top bone surgeon

Trampolines should be used only under professional supervision, according to a senior bone surgeon. Amir Ali Qureshi, from the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, predicts adverts featuring a dog on a trampoline will boost sales. But he also expects a spike in people with broken bones turning up at […]

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Testicle removal surgeon Marwan Farouk struck off

June 24, 2016 7:39 am0 comments
Testicle removal surgeon Marwan Farouk struck off

A surgeon who tried to cover up the fact he had cut off a man’s testicle in error has been struck off. The organ was removed at the private BMI Chiltern Hospital in Buckinghamshire in April 2014. The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) heard Dr Marwan Farouk, who had been […]

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