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Stoke Mandeville ex-paediatrician on child sex charges

An 80-year-old former paediatrician has been accused of rape and other sex abuse charges against 19 children in the 1970s and 1980s.

Michael Salmon, of no fixed address, is accused of targeting victims in the Aylesbury area.

He faces a charge of rape, 24 counts of indecent assault of a female and one count of indecent assault of a male.

Mr Salmon, who was a consultant paediatrician, is due at Wycombe Magistrates' Court on 11 December.

He worked at hospitals in Buckinghamshire, including Stoke Mandeville.

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