West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Chhabra  UKSC 80Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUKSC 80
Legal BodyUK Supreme Court / House of Lords (UKSC/UKHL)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDisciplinary and Grievance Issues
The Appellant in this case was a doctor who was appealing against a decision that the respondent, the NHS Trust, had been entitled to arrange a conduct panel in disciplinary procedures against her.
It was alleged that she breached patient confidentiality by discussing patients and reading medical reports on a train. In line with the trust’s disciplinary policy, which implemented a national framework, the case manager appointed a case investigator.
After the Appellant expressed concerns regarding the involvement of the trust’s associate HR director, the trust gave an undertaking that he would
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