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Retired paediatrician found guilty of rapes and indecent assaults in 1970s and 1980s

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h748 (Published 09 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h748
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1The BMJ

A former consultant paediatrician has been found guilty of sexually assaulting and raping girls in the 1970s and 1980s at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire, where he worked as a specialist in growth and neurological disorders.

Michael Salmon, 80, was convicted at Reading Crown Court of nine indecent assaults and two rapes against six girls at the hospital between 1973 and 1988. His victims were aged between 12 and …

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