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Around 750 private patients treated by disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson will receive compensation from a new £37 million fund. Spire Healthcare, which runs private hospitals in the West Midlands where Paterson worked, will contribute £27.2 million to the fund. A further £10 million will be provided by Paterson's insurers…
The NHS has paid more than £17 million in compensation for victims of rogue surgeon Ian Paterson. NHS Resolution said, as of July 31, it had received 277 claims involving Paterson's NHS practice and paid £17,411,639 in total on those cases. The figure, first reported in the Health Service Journal,…
A surgeon who carried out needless breast operations has had his 15-year jail sentence increased to 20 years by judges. Ian Paterson, who left victims scarred and disfigured, was ordered to serve extra time behind bars by the Court of Appeal on Thursday. Lady Justice Hallett, Mrs Justice Carr and…
A surgeon jailed for carrying out unnecessary breast operations on 10 patients has been struck off. The actions of Ian Paterson, 59, were "serious" and "intentionally harmful" over a period of 14 years and "fundamentally incompatible" with the medical professional, a tribunal has ruled. His failure to acknowledge any of…
A surgeon jailed for 15 years for carrying out a raft of needless breast operations had betrayed the best interests of his patients, a medical tribunal has heard. Ian Paterson, 59, was imprisoned in May after he was convicted by a jury of offences of wounding with intent and unlawful…
'Monster' surgeon Ian Paterson has been jailed for 15 years after he carried out a raft of needless breast operations, leaving his victims scarred and disfigured. Paterson was convicted of 17 counts of wounding with intent and three counts of unlawful wounding against 10 patients last month. Sentencing the surgeon…
Jeremy Hunt has said an inquiry will be held into disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson, who is believed to have carried out needless operations on hundreds of patients. Paterson - described by one victim as being "like a God" - lied to patients and exaggerated or invented the risk of cancer…
The NHS has paid out nearly £18 million after settling the cases of more than 250 patients treated by a surgeon convicted of carrying out needless breast operations. Top surgeon Ian Paterson, 59, described in court by one victim as being "like God", lied to patients and exaggerated or invented…
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