Woman in court over £35,000 Thetford GP surgery fraud allegation

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A doctors’ surgery employee accused of committing fraud to pocket more than £35,000 will have her case heard in the crown court.

Lynne Featherstone, 44, of Bury Road, Thetford, allegedly abused her position of as a junior administrator at Dr Hadley-Brown and Partners Doctors Surgery, in Thetford.

Stephen Colman, prosecuting, told Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court today that Featherstone allegedly made a financial gain of £35, 719.42 between September 12, 2011, and February 2, 2013.

She gave no indication of a plea and was released on unconditional bail until her next court appearance at Norwich Crown Court on April 22.