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Cardiologist is struck off for sexually assaulting young male armed forces recruits

BMJ 2018; 362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k3406 (Published 03 August 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k3406
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A senior consultant cardiologist and former colonel in the British Army has been struck off the UK medical register for sexually assaulting young male service recruits who consulted him for cardiovascular examinations.

Neil Ineson, 62, carried out the assaults at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, where he was director of medicine. He also served as an assessor for the General Medical Council for many years.

Ineson, who is currently in prison serving a four year sentence for 11 counts of sexual assault involving seven young RAF airmen and Household Cavalry soldiers,1 did not attend …

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