Former GP jailed after sex assaults in patients

GP Alan Tutin, who was sentenced on Friday for groping 15 patients under the guise of intimate medical examinations.
GP Alan Tutin, who was sentenced on Friday for groping 15 patients under the guise of intimate medical examinations.
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A doctor has been jailed for 10 and a half years for sexually assaulting 15 patients over a period of more than 20 years at a practice in Surrey.

Former GP Alan Tutin, 71, groped women and girls who had booked appointments for a range of minor illnesses.

Tutin gave one 22-year-old patient a breast examination in which he “squeezed them as if he was weighing them” when she had only attended because of warts on her feet.

He also groped a 12-year-old girl who was unaccompanied because her mother had died a few months earlier - she was only seeking treatment for a cold.

Judge Nigel Peters QC said: “There cannot be a more serious abuse of trust that these courts have to deal with than that of a doctor and a patient.”