Breast surgeon investigated

A surgeon being investigated by the General Medical Council amid allegations about his treatment of more than 1,000 breast cancer patients is also facing a criminal inquiry, police have confirmed.

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Patient feels 'betrayed' by cancer surgeon Ian Paterson

Police are investigating claims that a surgeon wrongly put more than a thousand women through breast cancer operations.

Ian Paterson is alleged to have used a technique on 700 women that is not recommended in Britain because it can leave infected tissue behind.

It is also claimed he carried out operations - including mastectomies - on at least 450 women who didn't have cancer.

ITV News' west of England correspondent Emily Morgan spoke to one of the women involved:

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