Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust v Moon [2024]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 4
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: Employment Status; Protected Disclosure


The claimant was engaged as an Associate Hospital ManagerThey were appointed by the Trust to act on its behalf and had a statutory function relating to the discharge of patients who had been detained under the Mental Health Act 1983.   

The claimant brought complaints relating to detriment as a result of making public interest disclosures.   The issue was her status on the basis that she was not an employee of the trust.  


The claimant argued that she was a worker and that she was in employment under a contract to do work as set out within the legislation.    The respondent argued, on the

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This article is correct at 01/02/2024

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