Derby gynaecologist investigated by NHS England as it is thought that at least 8 women have been harmed as result of his treatment.

  • Published: Friday May 8, 2020
  • Category: NHS
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As reported by BBC News, it is thought that at least 8 women have suffered unnecessary harm following major surgical procedures (such as a hysterectomy) performed by a gynaecologist at Royal Derby Hospital. Specifics of the harm have not yet been provided but BBC News reports that one woman was left in agony following treatment. She is among 136 women who have been contacted by the Trust and whose care is being reviewed after the trust found that the rate of “serious complications” suffered by the women treated by this gynaecologist was higher than would ordinarily be expected.

Dr Magnus Harrison of the Trust has expressed his regret that patients had not received care of the standard they were entitled to expect. NHS England has been asked to conduct an investigation into the consultant’s work, it is hoped that this will conclude after the Covid-19 pandemic.

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