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Doctors who ran rogue breast surgeon’s hospital failed to prevent patient harm, tribunal hears

BMJ 2021; 375 doi: (Published 27 October 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;375:n2613
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

The former chief executive and the medical director of the NHS trust where the jailed breast surgeon Ian Paterson worked are facing allegations of failing to prevent patient harm, at a medical practitioners tribunal hearing that opened this week.1

Mark Goldman, who was chief executive of the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust from 2001 to 2010, and Ian Cunliffe, its medical director from 2007 to 2010, face rarely brought charges that they failed in …

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