McClements v Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Tribunal (ET)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The claimant, a 50-year-old man, applied for a role within the respondent trust as a Band 7 Project Manager. It was aligned to a scheme known as the ‘Digital Health London Accelerator’ which sought to speed up the adoption of technology within the NHS in London. Part of the job would thus require the successful candidate to liaise with 20-30 start-up companies and support their development to put in new IT systems to ease the pressures faced by the NHS. The claimant, due to a disability, applied under the guaranteed interview scheme. As he had met the minimum criteria he was thus invited to interview. This is where the issue arose and for the purpose of
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