She said ultimately the year sentence just was not long enough, given the totality of all of those factors.
Lady Justice Hallett said the Appeal Court judges had to impose a "just and proportionate sentence". They felt that day, that whilst they were glad he had gone to prison, that he should have been sent to prison for longer.
Mr Buckland argued that Paterson's offending was "so serious and so exceptional" looking a jail term "ificantly higher" than 15 years was required. Ian Paterson, 59, who appeared at the Court of Appeal via video link, was told his current sentence was "not sufficient" to reflect the seriousness and the totality of his offending.
She described his treatment of patients as "brutal and sustained". Jurors also convicted him of three further wounding charges. In October, more than of Paterson's private patients who had unnecessary operations will seek compensation at the High Court.
They said there had been a breach of trust and an abuse of power and took into the vulnerability of the patients - some of whom were under his care for a decade or more. More detailed data for individual sites can be obtained by contacting the Bureau. The of years provided in fr 2nd last column of the table may differ between elements if the observing program at the site changed.
They were hoping for at least 20 years when he was sentenced to 15 years in Nottingham at the end of May. Related Links.
He said in prison the surgeon was regarded as a "marked man" so had to be kept apart from other inmates. The judges found the exercise difficult but they did jear the original sentence had been unduly lenient.
Paterson has appeared via video link from Nottingham Prison. About sharing image copyrightSWNS image captionIan Paterson has had his jail sentence increased from 15 to 20 lookinv by Court of Appeal judges A breast surgeon who intentionally wounded his patients has had his year jail term increased to 20 years.
The court heard from nine women and one man who were treated in the private sector at Little Aston and Parkway Hospitals, run by Spire Healthcare, in the West Midlands between and Paterson was found guilty patersoj April at Nottingham Crown Court of 17 counts of wounding with intent. He was taking notes and shaking his head occasionally.
Paterson, of Altrincham, Greater Manchester, was jailed in May following an eight-week trial trial.