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Court of appeal uphold that rudeness is not ‘professional misconduct’

Idu v East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWCA Civ 1649

Related Member(s):
Aidan O’Neill QC (Scot) QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Employment Law

The Court upheld an employment tribunal’s decision that allegations of misconduct against a doctor, including rudeness and refusal to follow reasonable instructions, did not amount to allegations of ‘professional misconduct’.

Aidan O’Neill QC was involved in this case.