Reaction to Savile hospital reports

Key points

  • Jimmy Savile sexually assaulted victims aged five to 75 in NHS hospitals over decades
  • He abused patients in their beds, in corridors and in offices, reviews find
  • He posed for photos and abused corpses in the Leeds General Hospital mortuary, it is alleged
  • The whole country will share "a deep sense of revulsion", Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt tells MPs
  • He was an "opportunistic sexual predator" whose victims included patients, visitors and staff
  • Kate Lampard's review looks into the late broadcaster's involvement with 28 NHS hospitals

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  • Lyndsey Telford 
  • Liam Allen 
  • Sherie Ryder 
  • Nasidi Yahaya 

Last updated 26 June 2014

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