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Former NHS director convicted of voyeurism is struck off

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 05 February 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m470
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

Jonathan Fielden, former deputy medical director of NHS England, has been struck off the UK medical register after being convicted of voyeurism.

Fielden, who was also national director of specialised commissioning for NHS England at the time of the incident, pleaded guilty to one count of voyeurism at Luton Crown Court in February 2019.1

He admitted watching a child having a shower through a ventilation pipe for up to “15 to 20 seconds” when he was in the loft of a private home and the child was in the bathroom below. He also admitted watching for the purpose of sexual gratification.

He …

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