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GP faces jail for sexually assaulting 23 female patients

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 11 December 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6928
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A London GP is facing jail after he was convicted of sexually assaulting 23 female patients by performing unnecessary intimate examinations for his own gratification.

Manish Shah was found guilty at the Old Bailey of nine counts of sexual assault and six counts of sexual assault by penetration relating to eight women, after a six week trial that ended on 3 December.

At an earlier trial, which concluded in December 2018 but could not be reported at the time, he was convicted of assaults on a further 17 women. He will be …

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