Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

FRESH CHARGES AGAINST DOCTOR Charges against Doctor Go Back 25 Years; Gynaecologist Now Facing 69 Counts of Sexual, Indecent Assault

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

FRESH CHARGES AGAINST DOCTOR Charges against Doctor Go Back 25 Years; Gynaecologist Now Facing 69 Counts of Sexual, Indecent Assault

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Byline: Hamish Broome hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au

A FORMER Lismore gynaecologist who stands accused of sexually and indecently assaulting more than 30 female patients as far back as 1992 has fronted court again over a stream of fresh charges.

Dr Glenn Allan Taylor, 62, now faces a total of 46 counts of indecent assault and 23 counts of sexual assault.

Nine new allegations, which include five counts of sexual assault under authority and four counts of indecent assault, required Dr Taylor to appear before Lismore Local Court this morning.

They concern alleged assaults against six patients which go as far back as November 1992 up until January 2015.

During consultations Dr Taylor is alleged to have fondled two of the women's breasts, rubbed his erect penis against one of his patient's arms and sexually assaulted four patients, one twice.

Wearing a navy suit, he sat in the gallery and was represented by solicitor Steve Spinks acting as agent for Taylor's lawyers before Magistrate David Heilpern. …

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