Nurse who abused women jailed

Martin Benson has been jailed.
Martin Benson has been jailed.
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A NURSE who sexually abused two female patients in an ‘unthinkably horrific’ series of attacks has been locked up for four years.

Martin Benson, aged 31, targeted the women during shifts at the hospitals where he worked, Sheffield Crown Court heard.

One of Benson’s victims was a 30-year-old woman who needed treatment for a dislocated shoulder at Doncaster Hospital.

He also attacked an 18-year-old who fell unconscious at Scunthorpe Hospital.

Judge Peter Kelson QC said Benson’s behaviour was ‘perverted, disgusting and deeply unsettling’.

“You have brought disgrace upon your profession,” he said.

Benson, from Scunthorpe, has been banned from working as a nurse and will have to sign the sex offenders register.