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Surgery speaks of 'sadness' following assault case
THE surgery which employed pervert GP Davinderjit Bains, has said it is appalled by the crimes he committed.
Dr Bains, 45, used his position as a family GP at Tinkers Lane Surgery, Royal Wootton Bassett, to assault more than two dozen women.
In a statement, the surgery said: “This has been a shocking and distressing case for all concerned.
“The partners, GPs and staff of Tinkers Lane Surgery are deeply saddened by the actions of this former colleague and our sympathies remain entirely with the victims and our patients and their families.
“We are appalled that the sort of crimes to which Dr Bains has today pleaded guilty could happen in general practice and we have worked hard with colleagues at NHS Wiltshire and Wiltshire Police to ensure the processes we have in place at the surgery are as robust and safe as possible for our patients.
“We will now seek to rebuild the trust and the confidence of our community and our patients.”
Detectives branded Bains a 'sexual predator' and said he had 'massively' breached the trust that patients place on their doctor.
Swindon Crown Court heard that Bains has admitted more than 30 charges including sexual assault and voyeurism.
At a previous hearing, Bains admitted 12 charges of assault by penetration, 11 charges of sexual assault and 11 charges of voyeurism.
This morning he admitted a further two charges of voyeurism, two of sexual activity with a child and a single charge of assault by penetration.
In total Bains has pleaded guilty to 39 sex charges.
NHS Wiltshire, the local primary care trust, said in a statement: “We are appalled at the crimes to which Dr Bains has today pleaded guilty.
“It is clear that he violated the trust and dignity of those who looked to him for professional care and support.
“Such cynical abuse of his position, and the way he concealed these serious offences, is reprehensible.
“We want to reassure all patients and the local community that NHS Wiltshire has worked closely with the practice and Wiltshire Police since becoming aware of these serious and shocking incidents.
“We have also conducted our own investigation to see what, if any, lessons can be learned from this and we are determined to ensure that any safeguards are shared with the wider NHS to further protect all patients in future.
“All appropriate and relevant steps have been taken to ensure the processes followed at the practice are now robust and safe as possible for their patients.”