5:40 am, Thu 12 Dec 2013
Dr Berry worked at the hospital between August 1999 and February 2011
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A helpline will open today for anyone concerned about the suspension of former Leicester surgeon Professor David Berry.
He worked at Leicester General Hospital between August 1999 and February 2011 and is linked to the 'avoidable' deaths of 8 patients in Wales.
Health bosses are reviewing the work he carried out during his time in the Midlands.
Any concerned patients or relatives are being told to call the line on 0808 178 8337.
Lines are due to open at 10am.
9:24 pm, Wed 11 Dec 2013
Maria Davies' partner Martyn Rogers was one of eight patients whose deaths were 'avoidable' at Cardiff hospital. She has told ITV News about the loss on what would have been his birthday.
Maria said she blames Professor David Berry for Martyn's death: "He didn't just take Martyn's life, he took mine as well. I'm nothing without him now. I just want the answers, I just want to know why they took him."
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9:22 pm, Wed 11 Dec 2013
A helpline for concerned patients has been launched.
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Dr Kevin Harris, Medical Director at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust said:
“There are no concerns about the current mortality rates in liver resection procedures carried out at the University Hospitals of Leicester.
" However, if as a result of the coverage from Wales any patients or relatives would like to talk to us they should call (free phone) 0808 178 8337."
8:31 pm, Wed 11 Dec 2013
Health bosses in Leicester have confirmed that they've asked specialists to review the work of a liver surgeon who once worked for them.
Consultant surgeon David Berry has been banned from doing any further liver operations by the General Medical Council. He's been linked to the avoidable deaths of eight patients in South Wales.
This evening the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust confirmed Mr Berry worked for them at the Leicester General Hospital between August 1999 and February 2011.
Emma Rush is a solicitor and says any patients in the Midlands with concerns should speak out.
There is a helpline number - 0808 1788337.