Private health group contributes £27m to Ian Paterson victim compensation fund
Around 750 victims of disgraced West Midlands surgeon Ian Paterson are to share in a £37m compensation fund, the healthcare body which used the consultant has revealed.
Spire Healthcare, which operates private hospitals and clinics in the Midlands where Paterson worked, said it had concluded an agreement in principle to settle all current and known claims against Spire Healthcare relating to Paterson’s actions.
The claims will be dealt with through the Ian Paterson (Liability to Private Patients) Compensation Fund.
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