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COUNCIL CHRONICLE – A Welsh woman who underwent bowel surgery in 2016 in Bristol was discovered dead in her apartment. British authorities believe that the woman took her own life after finding out that the surgeon who performed the operation removed her ovaries without consent. The doctor in question has been suspended and is currently under scrutiny.
Welsh Woman Told Husband That the Pain Was Too Much
Lucinda Methuen-Campbell was a 58-year-old woman and mother from the town of Swansea. For the past couple of years, Methuen-Campbell had pain-management issues, having been previously diagnosed with an inflammatory bowel condition.
Unable to withstand the pain, the Welsh woman went in 2016 to a Bristol hospital where she met Dr. Tony Dixon.
A proficient and internationally recognized surgeon, Dixon told Methuen-Campbell that he’s going to take her pain away using a mesh-based treatment.
Angus, the Welsh woman’s son, told a local news outlet that the surgery only managed to exacerbate his mother’s pain.
By the beginning of 2018, Methuen-Campbell was in a lot of pain and, on top of all that, she needed to reconcile with the thought of not being able to have children.
As Methuen-Campbell revealed during an interview, she learned about Dixon removing her ovaries following a post-surgery talk.
Upon confronting him about removing the organs without her consent, the Bristol surgeon blatantly responded that her ovaries were getting in the way.
Before departing from this world, Methuen-Campbell left Angus a note, telling him that he’s the best son but that the pain was unbearable.
When news of the Welsh woman’s suicide made headlines, Dr. Dixon was suspended from two Bristol hospitals.
At the moment, the General Medical Council and the National Health Service are conducting a joint investigation to ascertain Dixon’s role in Methuen-Campbell’s suicide.
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