Saturday 10 December 2016

DR NEARY

Published 04/03/2006 | 00:11

He was apyschologicalcocktailof rampantegotism andprofessionalineptitude. But, amazingly, there are still those who swear by him

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Things started to go wrong soon after Sheila Hodgers discovered she was pregnant with her third child. Neither she nor her baby would survive to tell the harrowing story.

All these years later her husband contextualises his account of what happened by saying: "I've been listening to the horrendous stories of these other women who were his victims and I have mixed feelings about Dr Neary because he was the one bloke I put my trust in. I can only say that, for me at the time, he was my champion."

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