Harley Street dentist says he ‘didn’t plan to have sex with patient at Savoy hotel’

A Harley Street dentist to the stars who slept with a patient after wining and dining her at the Savoy said he only had a condom with him to carry water in an emergency.

Dr Sahil Patel, 28, said he had the contraceptive in his bag ‘for several years’ after attending a survival course.

The dentist twice met up with the woman at a pub in north London after providing her with his mobile phone number.

He then took the patient out to dinner at the Savoy on November 1 last year after completing her veneer treatment.

They carried on drinking until after midnight, when the dentist said he could not get home ‘as there are no underground trains,’ the General Dental Council heard.

Dr Sahil Patel (pictured), a Harley Street dentist to the stars who slept with a patient after wining and dining her at the Savoy, said he only had a condom with him to carry water in an emergency. Dr Patel, 28, said he had the contraceptive in his bag 'for several years' after attending a survival course, the General Dental Council heard today

Dr Sahil Patel (pictured), a Harley Street dentist to the stars who slept with a patient after wining and dining her at the Savoy, said he only had a condom with him to carry water in an emergency. Dr Patel, 28, said he had the contraceptive in his bag ‘for several years’ after attending a survival course, the General Dental Council heard today

The dentist twice met up with the woman at a pub in north London after providing her with his mobile number. He then took the patient out to dinner at the Savoy on November 1 last year after completing her veneer treatment. They carried on drinking until after midnight, when Dr Patel said he could not get home 'as there are no underground trains,' the tribunal heard

The dentist twice met up with the woman at a pub in north London after providing her with his mobile number. He then took the patient out to dinner at the Savoy on November 1 last year after completing her veneer treatment. They carried on drinking until after midnight, when Dr Patel said he could not get home ‘as there are no underground trains,’ the tribunal heard

Dr Patel then went to the patient’s hotel room across the street and had sex with her, the tribunal heard.

The dentist is said to have referred to the woman a ‘Jewish princess’ but he denies using the phrase.

The disciplinary hearing is being held in Marylebone, central London, near The Harley Street Smile Clinic, where Dr Patel is an associate dentist.

The clinic lists former Everton and Scotland striker Andy Gray among its clients as well as TOWIE stars including Lauren Pope, James Lock, Frankie Essex and Kirk Norcross.

Giving evidence, Dr Patel admitted if the condom ‘was present without context then, yes it would show pre-planning’.

But he maintained he kept it ‘in a field craft kit which has been in my bag for several years, incidentally, since attending a training course. It’s used for water retention’.

He claimed ‘Patient A’ asked him to have sex a second time at the hotel.

In his witness statement, he said he turned her down because he was tired, and added today, ‘We couldn’t anyway, due to a lack of contraception’.

Dr Patel is said to have passed her his mobile number on September 27 last year and gone for a drink with her at the White Horse Pub in Parsons Green, south-west London.

Giving evidence, Dr Patel admitted if the condom 'was present without context then, yes it would show pre-planning'. But he maintained he kept it 'in a field craft kit which has been in my bag for several years, incidentally, since attending a training course. It's used for water retention'. Pictured: The General Dental Council building

Giving evidence, Dr Patel admitted if the condom ‘was present without context then, yes it would show pre-planning’. But he maintained he kept it ‘in a field craft kit which has been in

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Killer dentist Colin Howell not to be charged with alleged sex offences against ex-lover Hazel Stewart

Killer dentist Colin Howell is not to be charged with any sexual offences against his ex-lover Hazel Stewart, it was revealed on Monday.

he Public Prosecution Service took the decision after reviewing claims that he sedated and subjected her to serious assaults.

It represents a blow for any attempt by 58-year-old Stewart to mount a fresh appeal over her own conviction for double murder.

Her lawyers confirmed they are seeking an immediate review of the decision.

The former Sunday School teacher is serving at least 18 behind bars for her role in killing her police officer husband and Howell’s wife.

The bodies of Lesley Howell, 31, and Constable Trevor Buchanan, 32, were found in a fume-filled garage in Castlerock, Co Derry in May 1991.

Police originally believed they had died in a suicide pact after discovering their partners were having an affair.

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Hazel Stewart is serving a minimum of 18 years for the double murder


Hazel Stewart is serving a minimum of 18 years for the double murder

Hazel Stewart is serving a minimum of 18 years for the double murder

Nearly two decades passed before Howell, 61, suddenly confessed to both murders.

He pleaded guilty in 2010 and was given a minimum 21-year sentence. He implicated Stewart in the plot and went on to give evidence against her at her trial.

Howell is also serving a separate sentence for sexually assaulting five female patients while they were under sedation at his dental surgery in Ballymoney, Co Antrim.

He committed those offences over a 10-year period from 1998 and 2008.

In April 2018 detectives questioned him about further alleged historical sexual assaults and sent a file to the PPS.

Stewart’s lawyers later confirmed she was the complainant and had waived her right to anonymity.

Since being convicted she has failed in a series of attempts to have the verdicts overturned.

If Howell had been charged and ultimately found guilty of sexually assaulting her, it could have opened up a potential new ground of appeal, based on claims that she was at all times under his control.

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Colin Howell did not attend his father’s funeral


Colin Howell did not attend his father’s funeral

Colin Howell did not attend his father’s funeral

Instead, however, a decision has been taken not to prosecute.

In a letter to Stewart’s legal representatives, the PPS said it has concluded there is insufficient evidence for a reasonable prospect of obtaining a conviction.

Her solicitor, Kevin Winters, confirmed she is contesting the reasons for the no prosecution direction.

“Firstly, she rejects absolutely the suggestion made by Howell that she consented to sedation for the purposes of sexual activity,” he said.

“Secondly she asserts that at all times she has been consistent in her allegations made to police.”

Mr Winters added: “Our client is concerned that the decision not to prosecute may have been motivated to block any future application by her to challenge her double murder conviction.

“We have asked the PPS to review this decision immediately and expect to receive confirmation details on the Review process as soon as possible.”

In a statement the PPS confirmed

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Teen Boys Think Marijuana Makes Sex Better | Health News

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter

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FRIDAY, Oct. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Teenage boys who see ads for pot are more likely than girls to link marijuana with better sex, a new study suggests.

The reason? Many boys think people who use pot are less inhibited and enjoy sex more, which leads them to want to try marijuana in the future. Girls and young women, however, are less likely to use pot based on messages that connect it to sex, the researchers found.

“The messages adolescents and young adults are seeing are part of what is having impact, the type of appeal and the content, not just the fact that young people are seeing these messages on social media,” said lead author Jessica Fitts Willoughby, an associate professor with the Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. “Messages matter.”

Beyond the connection between marijuana and sex, advertising and social media that portrays marijuana in any positive light affects teens and young adults, Willoughby added.

Parents need to talk with their kids about having a more critical attitude toward marijuana messages, said co-author Stacey Hust, an associate professor at Murrow.

“The next step is to identify how advertisements affect people as it relates to sex-related marijuana expectancies, as well as the intent for use before and after sex,” Hust said in a university news release.

For the study, the researchers surveyed 350 teens aged 15 to 17 and nearly 1,000 college-aged adults. Regardless of age or sex, researchers found that those who saw more pro-marijuana content on social media intended to use pot in the future.

These findings suggest that regulations of the content of marijuana advertisements, not just where marijuana advertisements are placed, may be needed.

Females and college-aged men did not have the same expectations of pot and its effects on sex as younger boys. The researchers don’t know why older males weren’t influenced in the same way, but one possibility is that college men have more sexual experience to draw on as a means of forming their opinion of sex and marijuana.

The findings were published recently in the Journal of Sex Research.

SOURCE: Washington State University, news release, Oct. 28, 2020

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People Are Still Having Sex. So Why Are S.T.D. Rates Dropping?

Even if sex has declined, researchers question how long it can remain suppressed. Dr. Lehmiller noted that online dating apps report record business. Whether that translates into sexual activity rather than virtual meet-ups is unclear, he said. If people are returning to normal levels of encounters, they may not want to admit it.

“There is shaming about traveling, social events and gatherings during the pandemic, so sex and dating is seen as part of that,” he said.

For now, triage at clinics is pervasive. Pre-pandemic, the San Francisco City Clinic would typically send more than a hundred specimens to be processed daily at the health department laboratory. Because those supplies have dwindled, the clinic is resorting to a smaller, more expensive backup system, that can only process several dozen gonorrhea and chlamydia tests a day, said Dr. Ina Park, an associate professor of community and family medicine at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine.

Men who take PrEP to

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Oh Snap! When Sex Goes Badly Wrong

In the emergency department, eggplants aren’t just a suggestive emoji — they’re also a sign of injury from overenthusiastic sex.

When a patient’s penis looks bloated and purple, it’s a sign of penile fracture (there is considerable literature, in fact, about “eggplant deformity”). Another sign? When the patient reports hearing a loud “snap!” during intercourse.

That was just one fun tidbit from a virtual talk at this year’s American College of Emergency Physicians annual meeting, given by Lauren Westafer, DO, MPH, MS, of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.

Genitourinary trauma is no joking matter and such injuries should be treated seriously, Westafer said. “These are actually true emergencies.”

Penile fracture occurs when there’s a tear in the tunica albuginea, the lining of the penis around the erectile tissue. “When anything in the body tears, it also invokes a swelling response,” she said. Inflammation can then impinge on the urethra.

The injury occurs when there’s “some sort of rotational force against the erect penis,” she said, typically during sexual activity like intercourse or masturbation or even rolling over. A Middle Eastern practice known as taqaandan, or “penile cracking,” can also cause the condition.

“This is a clinical diagnosis,” she said. “Typically, you can hear the history, perform the physical exam, and put it together that this patient has a penile fracture.”

It’s critical to treat the condition since penile fracture can cause urethral injury, scarring, and erectile dysfunction, Westafer said. Call urology in all cases, but take time to gather information about details such as whether the patient can urinate and whether blood is at the meatus. To avoid multiple calls, she said, “you want to have all the information lined up and ready to go.” Surgery is the ultimate treatment, but the ER may provide supportive care until surgery is available, she said.

Another not-uncommon complaint in the ER is ischemic priapism – an erection of over four hours that’s caused by blood that stays in the penis – which also qualifies as an emergency, Westafer said. In contrast, she said, non-ischemic priapism is painless and doesn’t need instant treatment — and is much less common.

“Priapism is essentially a compartment syndrome of the penis,” she said. “And compartment syndrome anywhere is a surgical emergency. You’ve got to get that taken care of ASAP and reduce that pressure. Time is erectile tissue. You have irreversible damage in 24 hours.”

There are many possible causes of priapism, she said, such as drug use and sickle cell disease. As for treatment, “the first thing I do is a dorsal nerve block and aspirate. You want to do it really quickly.”

Be prepared for a lot of blood. “We’ve aspirated over 100 ccs, 150 ccs of a patient with priapism previously,” she said. Phenylephrine and an immediate urology consult may be needed if the patient remains erect.

Men are not the only ones to suffer injuries from sex. Women may experience vaginal tears during sexual activity,

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50 Sex Offenders Living In Rohnert Park-Cotati: 2020 Safety Map

ROHNERT PARK-COTATI, CA — Although kids most likely will not go trick or treating this Halloween because of the coronavirus, parents can still take an inventory of who is living in their neighborhood. Rohnert Park and Cotati currently have a combined 50 registered sex offenders, two fewer than were living in the cities this time last year, according to public information listed on the California Department of Justice’s Megan’s Law Website.

The state runs the website, which provides information on registered sex offenders, pursuant to California Penal Code § 290.46, “… so that members of the public can better protect themselves and their families.” The information is pulled from California Sex and Arson Registry.

According to state officials, Rohnert Park has 41 offenders, while Cotati has nine. In Sonoma County, there are 604 registered sex offenders, 119 of whom are transients known to stay within the county.

The below maps from the state’s Megan’s Law website show where sex offenders are registered as living in Rohnert Park, Cotati and Sonoma County as of Oct. 20, 2020. Blue markers show registered sex offenders, while red markers show sex offenders currently accused of being in violation of their registration requirements; a marker with a white plus sign means there are multiple offenders living at one location. It should be noted that yellow markers indicate “sexually violent offenders,” none of whom showed up in Patch’s search of Rohnert Park and Cotati.

VIEW INTERACTIVE MAP

Here’s how to find and view an interactive map of sex offenders in your California community. First, visit the Megan’s Law home page. On the right side of the page, you can enter an address and hit “search.”

There’s some information and a disclaimer you’ll need to read; scroll to the bottom, click that you’ve read the info (once you have, of course) and reCAPTCHA, and click “continue.”

Once you’ve arrived at the search page, you can use the menu on the left side of the screen to search by name, address, city, ZIP code or county. If you’re doing a city search, click on “city” and start typing the city name in the empty field on the left side of the page. Click “search” to generate an interactive map. The number at the top of the map indicates how many postable offenders have addresses in the city. Click on “Show List” to see a list of offenders’ names and addresses, as well as transients and those who are in violation, according to the Department of Justice, of registering in their city of residence.

NOT ALL OFFENDERS LISTED

It’s important to keep in mind that the Megan’s Law site does not list every sex offender living in the community. Under California’s Penal Code section 290, the DOJ is only authorized to display certain types of sex offenders online, according to the agency.

People who have been convicted of a registrable sexual offense that falls into one of the following categories can apply for exclusion from Megan’s Law

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