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Sir Ian Kennedy Breast Care Review for Patients

Published: December 13, 2013

handOn Thursday 19 December 2013, Sir Ian Kennedy published his independent review in response to concerns raised at Heart of England Foundation Trust with regard to practices carried out by breast surgeon, Mr Ian Paterson.

If you or a member of your family have been affected or are concerned about any aspect of Sir Ian Kennedy’s review, please contact our confidential Patient Services Support Line on (0121) 424 0808 to speak with one of our specialist advisors. The Patient Services support line operates from 9am – 5pm (Monday to Friday) with a message facility for out of hours queries.

All messages will be responded to within one working day. For anyone requiring emotional support, please contact Gillian Waterhouse* on 07805 656 629.

Spire Healthcare helpline – Any patient treated by Ian Paterson at Solihull’s Spire Parkway Hospital who has concerns or questions should call Spire Healthcare’s dedicated phone line, 0800 044 3134, and speak with one of their professional medical advisors.

*Mrs Gillian Waterhouse has been providing one to one support for a number of patients and their families. 

Sir Ian Kennedy

Review related questions and responses

We hope our patient questions and responses sheet will help provide you with some additional information around the review. Further information around the breast care services and the review can also be found at:



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