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Police investigate work of UK colorectal surgeon after patients die

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g1751 (Published 25 February 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1751
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

Police are investigating the deaths of a number of patients in England who were operated on by a consultant colorectal surgeon in the West Midlands.

Sudip Sarker, a specialist in keyhole surgery for colon cancer, worked at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch and the Worcestershire Royal Hospital from August 2011 until he was excluded from work by Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust in October 2012. …

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