Hilary Sloan v South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination

The claimant worked in Lagan Valley Hospital as a Band 5 Nurse. The claimant also suffered from the genetic condition ‘hemochromatosis. Concerns arose as to the claimant’s practice at work, inter alia, her involvement with the family of a patient. She claimed that she was resultantly unsupported in her work.

The tribunal found that the claimant was not always cooperative towards her management. The claimant requested to be redeployed and was offered numerous alternatives with varying hours but refused all of the options for family reasons.

One major concern of the respondent was the fact that the claimant was accessing her own medical test results contrary to the system’s rules. There

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This article is correct at 25/04/2014

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