Surgeon guilty of killing patient

A senior doctor at a private hospital in Harrow has been convicted of killing a patient.

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Family's trust shattered by 'deceitful actions' of medical profession

The wife of James Hughes, described the suffering the family had gone through in a victim impact statement:

For three years we have struggled to discover and then accept the truth of what happened to Jim. The world does not stand still but for us we have been subjected to a tortuous purgatory that can only be brought to an end by truth and justice.

Our trust in normal processes, authorities and structures of society was shattered by the inexplicable, callous and deceitful actions of the medical profession entrusted with the most basic responsibility to protect human life.

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