About 750 victims of rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson are to be paid compensation from a new £37m fund.
Private healthcare firm Spire has agreed to pay £27.2m, with £10m coming from Paterson’s insurers and the Heart of England NHS Trust.
Paterson was found guilty of 17 counts of wounding with intent in April after a trial at Nottingham Crown Court.
In August, he had his 15-year jail term increased to 20 years after the Appeal Court ruled his term was too lenient.
The payments concern patients treated at private Spire Healthcare hospitals in the West Midlands, who Paterson…