Trial date set for Jayant Patel grievous bodily harm charge

FORMER Bundaberg surgeon Jayant Patel will stand trial later this month accused of causing grievous bodily harm to a patient.

The Crown and defence confirmed in the Supreme Court on Friday they were both ready to proceed with Dr Patel's trial on September 23.

Dr Patel is accused of causing grievous bodily harm to patient Ian Rodney Vowels during colon surgery in 2004.


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