Dosanjh v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UKEAT 0087_17_0602
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Wrongful Dismissal; Capability; Fitness to Practice; Disciplinary Investigations; Fair Procedures

The claimant was employed as a Clinical Psychologist in the Mental Health Services for Older People Directorate. Her supervisor conducted a performance review as she was concerned patient files were not being updated properly. The claimant was signed off as competent and continued to carry out her daily tasks.

Following a serious incident outside work the claimant began a period of sick leave. During that time it came to the attention of her clinical supervisor that there were a number of problems with her files. Some eight files from the claimant's caseload were identified as having missing reports and she had a number of files at home. She was told to refrain from active clinical practice

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This article is correct at 15/02/2018

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