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Coroner accuses consultant of using risky experimental cancer treatments

A cancer doctor linked to ten deaths continued to practise for six years because hospital chiefs ignored up to 40 warnings about him, an inquest heard.

Doctors and nurses repeatedly blew the whistle on consultant urologist Paul Miller as early as 2007.

But bosses at East Surrey Hospital in Redhill took years to act, only suspending him in late 2013, by which time at least 27 men had suffered ‘serious significant harm’.

An inquest heard Mr Miller railroaded patients into experimental cancer treatments, which he had a financial interest in, rather than traditional surgery.

One senior consultant, Michael Swinn, said he had ’20 to 30 meetings’ raising concerns about Mr Miller’s care and even took his complaints direct to the Trust’s chief executive.

Read more in the Daily Mail.

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