Devon hospital paediatrician sacked in child pornography probe

A consultant paediatrician who faces child pornography charges has been sacked by a Devon NHS trust.

Jonathan Walsh, aged 46 of Barnstaple, was dismissed on 15 June by Northern Devon Healthcare Trust (NDHT).

He was arrested in September 2015 by Devon and Cornwall Police before being subsequently excluded by the Trust.

Mr Walsh faces seven charges of making and distributing indecent images of children.

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