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Children's doctor accused of sex offences against patients

A children's doctor who worked at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge has appeared in court accused of sexual offences against patients as young as 11-years old.

Dr Myles Bradbury, from Suffolk, faces four counts of sexual assault and four counts of engaging in, or inciting a boy to engage in, sexual activity.

The hospital has set up a special helpline for patients.

Click above to watch ITV News Anglia's report from Cambridge Magistrates Court.

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Doctor accused of sex offences against children hasn't worked at Addenbrooke's for 9 months

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust which runs Addenbrooke's, has released a statement about Dr Myles Bradbury who is accused of sex offences against boys.

The news that Dr Myles Bradbury, formerly of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, has been charged with offences against children will be distressing for many patients, families and staff. Our main priority is the safety of our patients. As soon as concerns were raised 9 months ago, Dr Myles Bradbury was excluded from working in the trust and is no longer employed here. Since then we have worked closely with Cambridgeshire police and partners, including the NSPCC, to make sure that individuals are contacted and support is offered through this difficult time.

– Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Children's doctor in court accused of sex offences against boys

A children's doctor who has worked at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge has appeared before magistrates accused of sex offences against boys.

Doctor Myles Bradbury from Herringswell in Suffolk faces four counts of engaging in, or inciting a boy to engage in, sexual activity.

ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson was at Cambridge Magistrates Court for the hearing. Watch his report below.

Children's doctor in court accused of sex offences against young boys

Dr Myles Bradbury Credit: Press Association

A children's doctor who has worked at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge has appeared before Cambridge Magistrates court accused of sexual offences against boys aged as young as eleven.

41-year old Dr Myles Bradbury from Herringswell in Suffolk, a paediatric haematologist, faces four counts of sexual assault and four counts of engaging in, or inciting a boy to engage in, sexual activity.

It's believed that Dr Bradbury has not worked at Addenbrooke's Hospital for six months.

The NHS Trust which runs the hospital has set up a helpline for any patient or staff with any concerns. The number is 0800 389 8625.

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Child actor in Roald Dahl film re-make graduates from Cambridge University

University of Cambridge graduate Freddie Highmore Credit: Press Association

The child actor Freddie Highmore who played "Charlie Bucket" in the re-make of Roald Dahl's classic, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, has graduated from the University of Cambridge with a double first in Spanish and Arabic.

The 22-year-old from north London, has been juggling his studies at Emmanuel College with his acting.

His publicist Vanessa Davies said."Freddie Highmore has successfully managed to balance his four year studies at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, with a starring role as Norman Bates opposite Vera Farmiga in two seasons of the Bates Motel for A&E."

Johnny Depp with a young Freddie Highmore Credit: Press Association

Freddie shot to fame when he appeared alongside Johnny Depp in 2005. Now he is all grown up and at 22, has now completed his four year degree.

Cambridge MP Julian Huppert to lead debate over plans to cut funding for disabled students

Julian Huppert.
Julian Huppert. Credit: ITV Anglia

The MP for Cambridge Julian Huppert will lead a debate in Parliament today over plans to cut funding for disabled students.

It follows a campaign at Anglia Ruskin University where around 1,800 people are eligible for the Disabled Students' Allowance.

The campaigners say the changes would be devastating for their education.

Tour de France: Video released to highlight potential dangers

The Tour de France starts next week.
The Tour de France starts next week. Credit: PA

A video has been released highlighting potential dangers ahead of next week's Tour de France cycle race setting off from Cambridge.

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