'Patients let me take pics'.
A SEX clinic doctor took photographs of his patients' private parts private parts n. men or women's genitalia, excluding a woman's breasts, usually referred to in prosecutions for "indecent exposure" or production and/or sale of pornography. to put in a journal, claiming he had their permission.
But when concerns were raised at the STD (Subscriber Trunk Dialing) Long distance dialing outside of the U.S. that does not require operator intervention. STD prefix codes are required and billing is based on call units, which are a fixed amount of money in the currency of that country. clinic, Dr Christopher Brett Valentine, 45, said he had only obtained the patients' verbal consent at the time.
The General Medical Council heard that the 10 men and three women visited Valentine at Inverclyde Hospital in Greenock in 2002, where he specialised in removing tissue and growths.
He admitted taking photos of the patients' genitalia genitalia /gen·i·ta·lia/ (jen?i-tal´e-ah) [L.] the reproductive organs.
ambiguous genitalia for "educational purposes", but denies failing to obtain consent.
One patient told the panel: "He just asked if it would be all right to take photos of before and after for my own piece of mind."
But she said it was two months later when he sent a consent form for her to sign, stating the pictures would be used in a journal.
Valentine, of Birken-head, Merseyside, denies he is guilty of misconduct.
The hearing continues.