Former Bedfordshire Doctor pleads guilty to voyeurism

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A Biddenham man, who was once a top NHS doctor, has pleaded guilty to voyeurism after he used a hole in a loft to spy on someone taking a shower.

Jonathan Fielden, 55, of Regents Mews, Biddenham appeared at Luton Crown Court on 28 February and admitted to the single incident of voyeurism at a private property in Linslade, near Leighton Buzzard between 2014 and 2016.

He was arrested in December 2016 and subsequently suspended by the NHS from his roles as deputy medical director and director of specialised commissioning at NHS England. He later resigned.

Detective Superintendent John Murphy, Head of the Public Protection Unit at Bedfordshire Police, said: “I’d like to praise the victim for having the courage to come forward and report this to us.

“We are pleased that Jonathan Fielden has pleaded guilty and has acknowledged his unacceptable behaviour.”

Jonathan Fielden will be sentenced on 13 May.

Bedfordshire Police say the incident was not related to his professional capacity as a doctor.

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