By Ed Riley For Mailonline
Published: 09:37 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 09:37 BST, 1 April 2019
Dr Kam Sing has been accused of 'irresponsible and reckless' practice after he mailed three packages to a woman so she could drain fluid from her abdomen
A cosmetic surgeon who performed liposuction on reality TV star Jade Goody sent hypodermic needles in the post to a patient so she could treat herself.
Dr Kam Sing has been accused of 'irresponsible and reckless' practice after he mailed three packages to a woman so she could drain fluid from her abdomen.
The unnamed patient who underwent liposuction at his surgery in Leicester in May 2013 asked for the needles to avoid having to travel more than 100 miles from her home in Manchester for follow up procedures.
But after Singh reluctantly agreed, the woman - known as Patient B - bungled the DIY treatment causing an accumulation of fat and fibrous tissue at the top of her stomach.
She suffered no accidental injury or infection to her body but he was reported to the General Medical Council which claimed there was a 'risk that Patient B would misuse the needles thereby causing further complications.'
Big Brother star Jade who died from cervical cancer in 2009, secretly underwent a £4,500 liposuction operation at Singh's clinic in 2007.
Singh also treated Jade's mother, Jackie, for TV show Extreme Makeover.
The surgeon, who carried out the operation on Patient B at the Beauty First Clinic in Leicester was found guilty of misconduct.
But at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service no action was taken against him after he claimed he had a 'desire to please others in order to avoid rejection.'
The hearing was told the woman made no complaint about his