Information for patients of Mr Ian Paterson

The Paterson Independent Inquiry

The Paterson Independent Inquiry, chaired by the Bishop of Norwich, was established in December 2017. For information on the Inquiry, please visit

Paterson Independent Inquiry

The Verita report

In 2013, Spire Healthcare commissioned the independent consultancy Verita to undertake a review of the governance arrangements at Spire Parkway and Little Aston hospitals in the light of concerns raised about Mr Ian Paterson. Spire asked Verita to explore the circumstances that enabled Mr Paterson to practise as he did, so that lessons could be learnt.

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Spire's response to recommendations from the Verita report

Upon completion of the Verita report, in 2014, Spire published its response to the findings.

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