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GP is accused of molesting dozens of patients over two decades

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 12 October 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4310
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A retired GP is standing trial accused of molesting dozens of female patients over more than two decades for his own sexual gratification.

Alan Tutin, now aged 70, carried out the assaults between 1981 and 2004, when he retired from Merrow Park Surgery in Guildford, Surrey, prosecuting counsel Sally O’Neill told the jury at the Central Criminal Court in London.

The patients he is accused of assaulting included a girl of nine, given a vaginal and rectal examination in 1986 that made her …

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