Disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson jailed for 15 years

Source: BBC

Breast surgeon Ian Paterson has been jailed for 15 years after carrying out unnecessary operations.

Paterson, 59, operated on nine women and one man after falsely telling them they had breast cancer.

He was convicted of 17 counts of wounding with intent and three of unlawful wounding, after a trial last month.

Jurors at Nottingham Crown Court were told Paterson exaggerated or invented the risk of cancer.

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