Doctor Myles Bradbury has been sentenced to 22 years in jail for abusing young cancer patients

Doctor Myles Bradbury has been sentenced to 22 years in jail for abusing young cancer patients. He admitted 25 offences, including assault, voyeurism and possessing more than 16,000 indecent images. The CPS described Mr Bradbury's abuse of his patients as "one of the worst cases of a breach of trust" it had prosecuted. Charles Derham, specialist child abuse solicitor for Verisona Law, comments that this was a terrible betrayal of trust for these young cancer victims at their most vulnerable time. It was the bravery of one victim who told his carer about the abuse, which led to Bradbury’s crimes coming to light. Bradbury abused patients in the course of his employment working as a haematologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital inC ambridge, which falls under the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Therefore the Trust can be held accountable for the abusive actions of its employee considering the abuse was clearly closely connected to his employment. Bradbury held a high position caring for these children who were seriously ill. Their parents trusted Bradbury to provide treatment, guidance, and support, but Bradbury reprehensibly abused this trust. The Guardian confirms Detective superintendent Gary Ridgway, from Cambridgeshire Police is encouraging victims to contact police. Ridgway said: It would be naive to assume that we know the full scale of what he did. Sadly it seems there may be further victims to come forward. It is unclear from current news reports whether Bradbury worked for other hospitals/trusts, giving him access to other vulnerable children. Victims may be entitled to compensation for the abuse that they suffered, including physical and mental injury. Victims should not hesitate in seeking our assistance for advice and support at such a difficult time.


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Having completed her degree, Lisa started work for Verisona Law in November 1999 in the Personal Injury department as a Trainee Litigation Clerk and since then has developed extensive skills in relation to personal injury litigation and case preparation.

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