Conquest children’s doctor denies sexual assaults on teenage patient

JAYARAM PAI  BRIGHTON CROWN COURT. Picture by Eddie Mitchell
JAYARAM PAI BRIGHTON CROWN COURT. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

A children’s doctor from the Conquest Hospital in Hastings denied sexually assaulting a teenage patient.

Jayaram Pai, 45, of The Spinney, Battle, appeared in court yesterday (March 12), and pleaded not guilty to three charges of sexual assault.

The alleged assaults took place on 28 February 2013.

Pai, who is employed by the East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is currently on bail, but has been suspended from work.

He will appear at Lewes Crown Court for trial on October 26.