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West Midlands Police have launched an investigation into a surgeon who allegedly carried out botched or unnecessary breast cancer operations at three hospitals in the West Midlands. It follows a referral from the General Medical Council, which has already suspended Ian Paterson.
Yesterday Central Tonight reported that hundreds of women who claim they had breast surgery they did not need, are calling for him to be struck off. The operations were carried out between 1994 and May last year both on the NHS and privately.
A spokesperson for Ian Paterson says he is "co-operating fully" with the General Medical Council investigation into his practice.
Spire Parkway and Little Aston hospitals say they are continuing to investigate the practice of Ian Paterson. The hospitals are working in conjunction with the General Medical Council (GMC) and the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT).
West Midlands Police say they are investigating allegations into the medical practices of a surgeon who previously worked in Solihull.
It follows calls from former patients for Ian Paterson to be struck off after they say they had breast surgery they did not need.
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