Myles Bradbury: Addenbrooke’s Hospital pays £56,000 to victims (News)

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Myles Bradbury was sentenced to 22 years in jail for abusing little one sufferers

A hospital the place a health care provider abused little one sufferers has paid out an additional £56,000 in compensation to victims and their households up to now six months.

Myles Bradbury was jailed for 22 years in 2014 after admitting abusing 18 victims at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

The NHS hospital had paid out £611,750 by the beginning of October 2017.

It mentioned it had since settled three additional claims, from two ladies and a boy aged 12 to 13.

The knowledge was disclosed by Addenbrooke’s in response to a Freedom of Info request by the BBC.

Solicitor Samantha Robson, who has represented quite a few Bradbury’s victims, mentioned the NHS hospital had been taking a “very understanding strategy to claims”.

Bradbury, of Herringswell, Suffolk, admitted 25 offences, together with sexual assault, voyeurism and possessing greater than 16,000 indecent pictures.

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Addenbrooke’s Hospital mentioned it has paid out £667,750 in compensation to Bradbury’s sufferers and their households

The blood most cancers specialist used a spy-pen to take footage of his victims.

It contained 170,425 pictures of “boys partially clothed… none indecent”, Cambridge Crown Court docket heard on the time of his sentencing.

The pictures of his victims, a few of whom had haemophilia, leukaemia and different critical diseases, had been gathered at Addenbrooke’s.

‘Extraordinarily prolific’

Ms Robson mentioned her agency, Robsonshaw Ltd, was persevering with to obtain new claims, and 7 households had approached it up to now six months.

She mentioned: “Sadly Dr Myles Bradbury was extraordinarily prolific in his sexual abuse and victims as younger as six have been affected.

“His victims ought to really feel assured that in the event that they resolve to come back ahead, it’s anticipated the [hospital] belief will deal these instances justly and promptly.”

Bradbury was positioned on the intercourse offenders register for all times and made topic of a sexual offences prevention order for all times.

On the time, Addenbrooke’s mentioned it was “sickened” by Bradbury’s “abhorrent betrayal and manipulation of his place as a health care provider”.

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