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Uddin v. General Medical Council

The court stated obiter that in considering issues of dishonesty in fitness to practise cases, the General Medical Council had to take care in applying the Ghosh test of dishonesty,... Read More

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Mandic-Bozic, R (on the application of) v BACP & Anor

Facts The Claimant in Mandic-Bozic was a psychotherapist and a member of both the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (“BACP”), the Defendant, and, the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy... Read More

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Al-Mishlab v Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Al-Mishlab v  Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust The High Court (Elisabeth Laing J) handed down judgment in this case on 2 February 2015, holding: that in reviewing an NHS Trust’s... Read More

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COURT OF APPEAL HANDS DOWN JUDGMENT IN WELSH DENTISTS CASE

COURT OF APPEAL HANDS DOWN JUDGMENT IN WELSH DENTISTS CASE The Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment that clarifies the working of the standard contract that applies to... Read More

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Lu v. Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Facts The Claimant, Mr John Lu, is a consultant cardiac surgeon employed by Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust (“the Trust”). In July 2009, a cluster of cases of an infection... Read More

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Denteh & Others v. South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

An employment tribunal had correctly concluded that it did not have jurisdiction to hear race discrimination claims which had previously been dismissed on the respondent's oral application following the claimants'... Read More

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Bleasdale v. Healthcare Locums PLC and others

(2012 - current) ET and EAT. Acting for PLC and 3 of 4 named respondents in claims brought by former CEO for unfair and automatic unfair dismissal, sex discrimination, victimisation... Read More

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Oyesanya v. South London Healthcare NHS Trust

The EAT found that an employment judge who refused an application for review with the words “your application has been refused as there is no reasonable prospect of success” had... Read More

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North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust v. Potter

The Equal Pay Act 1970 s.1(6) did not require the terms and conditions in the respective employment contracts of a claimant and his chosen comparator to emanate from a "single... Read More

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Dr Chhabra v. West London Mental Health NHS Trust (Supreme Court)

Can the Court intervene to restrain an employer from requiring an employee to face a charge of potential gross misconduct at a disciplinary hearing if the conduct complained of is... Read More

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Leeds Dental Team Ltd v. Rose

The subjective intention of an employer in a constructive dismissal case was not determinative of whether it had breached the implied term of trust and confidence. The principle set out... Read More

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Croydon Health Services NHS Trust v. G Brown

An employment tribunal's finding of unfair dismissal was not perverse but it had erred in failing to make a finding on the employer's argument that the employee had contributed to... Read More

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Verma v. Barts & The London NHS Trust

Under the NHS Terms and Conditions of Service, a doctor moving from a part-time post to a lower-paid full-time training post was entitled to pay protection in respect of the... Read More

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Readman v. Devon Primary Care Trust (Court of Appeal)

The Employment Appeal Tribunal correctly held that the employment tribunal had incorrectly applied the test to determine whether or not an employee's refusal of alternative employment was unreasonable. However, the... Read More

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West London Mental Health Trust v. Dr Chhabra

Counsel for Dr Chhabra: Mark Sutton QC leading Betsan Criddle Counsel for the Trust: Jane McNeill QC leading Louise Chudleigh   On 25 January 2013 the Court of Appeal handed... Read More

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Rashid v. General Medical Council

Medical practitioner - Disciplinary committee - Interim suspension - Appellant doctor being suspended when facing allegations of misconduct and fraud - Appellant appealing - Whether suspension necessary, desirable or proportionate.... Read More

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NHS Leeds v. Larner

The Court of Appeal has given judgment (on 25 July) in NHS Leeds v Larner, an important ruling on annual leave under the Working Time Regulations 1998.   The judgment... Read More

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Kerslake v. North West London Hospitals NHS Trust

Does Maintaining High Professional Standards in the Modern NHS prevent an NHS employer from considering dismissal of a doctor for some other substantial reason? The answer from the High Court... Read More

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A v. HTX

Although an NHS trust's handling of the case of a doctor suffering from bipolar disorder had breached some provisions of its policy on handling concerns about the conduct, performance and... Read More

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Woodcock v. Cumbria PCT

An employment tribunal had been entitled to find that, although an employee's age had been the reason for his dismissal without proper consultation, the dismissal had been justified because it... Read More

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Lim v Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust

An NHS trust would be in breach of a doctor's contract of employment by conducting a hearing about his capability without first referring the matter to a National Clinical Assessment... Read More

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Mattu v. University Hospitals of Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust

A cardiology consultant's civil right to practise his profession had not been determined by an NHS trust's disciplinary process and his subsequent dismissal as he was still a fully-registered medical... Read More

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X v Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

The court considered the contractual status of a doctors' disciplinary procedure which mirrored the terms set out in "Maintaining High Professional Standards in the Modern NHS", and whether an NHS... Read More

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Laura Bowater v. Northwest London Hospitals NHS Trust

An employment tribunal had been entitled to find that the summary dismissal of a nurse for making a lewd comment during restraint of a patient was unfair and outside the... Read More

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N Woodcock v. Cumbria Primary Care Trust

Where an employer had not followed the statutory dismissal procedure, an employment tribunal had to make a finding of automatic unfair dismissal under the Employment Rights Act 1996 Pt X... Read More

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Igboaka v. Royal College of Pathologists

  The employment tribunal had been entitled to find that a doctor's claims of race discrimination under the Race Relations Act 1976 s.12 and s.13 against the Royal College of... Read More

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Rose Gibb v. Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Mr Justice Treacy has today handed down his decision in the high profile case of Rose Gibb v. Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (the “Trust”) concerning the vires of... Read More

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London Ambulance Service NHS Trust v. Small

In London Ambulance Service NHS Trust v. Small [2009] EWCA Civ 220, the Court of Appeal has reiterated that tribunals hearing unfair dismissal claims must not engage in a re-hearing... Read More

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Shestak v. Royal College of Nursing and others

An employment tribunal had correctly struck out claims brought under the Race Relations Act 1976 s.11 and s.33 as they had no reasonable prospect of success and the tribunal had... Read More

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Lakshmi v. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust

An employer was in breach of contract for failing to adjourn a disciplinary hearing, contrary to its disciplinary policy, and thereby in breach of contract for dismissing the employee at... Read More

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Potter v. North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

The Employment Appeal Tribunal gave guidance on the correct approach to assessments of equal value where a claimant's job had changed during the period of her claim. The appellant employees... Read More

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South London & Maudsley NHS Trust v. Dathi

An employment tribunal had no jurisdiction to hear claims of discrimination and victimisation where the claims were founded upon letters from a respondent's legal advisers to a claimant's advisers. The... Read More

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Buck & Ors v. Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Counsel:  Barry Cotter QC, Jonathan Clarke   Practice areas:  Personal Injury; Health and Safety   Court:  Court of Appeal   Judges:  Waller LJ (Vice President of the Court of Appeal,... Read More

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Palmer v. East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

An NHS trust had acted in breach of contract by withdrawing from a process whereby a surgeon was being assessed by the National Clinical Advisory Service. The applicant consultant surgeon... Read More

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Louise Ramage v. BHS Limited

A district judge was entitled to order that a claimant in a personal injuries claim had to disclose the first instructed expert's medical report before she could rely on a... Read More

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Deborah Henshall v. General Medical Council & Others

The Preliminary Proceedings Committee of the General Medical Council, having identified the correct test to apply in order to decide whether a complaint should be referred to the Professional Conduct... Read More

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R v Secretary of State for Health, ex parte Guirguis

Doctor's appeal from the High Court's dismissal of his application for judicial review of Secretary of State for Health's refusal to intervene in his summary dismissal by Trent AHA for... Read More
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