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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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Police probe Birmingham surgeon

West Midlands Police confirmed they are investigating a local surgeon over allegations he carried out hundreds of unnecessary breast cancer operations:

West Midlands Police can confirm it has received a referral from the General Medical Council in relation to allegations about the medical practices of a surgeon who previously worked in Solihull.

A criminal inquiry has been launched and the force is working closely with the Crown Prosecution Service to determine the course of the investigation.

– DETECTIVE CHIEF INSPECTOR MATT MARKHAM, WEST MIDLANDS POLICE

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