Review on unregulated mastectomy practices highlights missed opportunities

Following the independent review carried out by Sir Ian Kennedy in respect of the conduct of Mr Ian Paterson at the Heart of England NHS Foundation, a separate independent review in relation to Mr Paterson’s conduct at Spire Parkway and Little Aston Hospitals has been carried out by Verita. 

The review has highlighted many missed opportunities at both Spire Parkway and Little Aston Hospital, which may have made a difference to the ultimate outcome for hundreds of patients under his care. They can be broadly categorised under four key areas: a lack of monitoring and supervision; a lack of communication between Health Institutions where Mr Paterson was practising; basic systems failures; and finally an inadequate review recall process…

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