Dr A v The Health Service Executive [2011]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination, Policies and Procedures, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Discriminatory Treatment; Age; Access to Employment; Training; Jurisdictional Issue; Time Limits

The complainant is a Registered General Medical Practitioner and Specialist General Practitioner on the Register of Specialists as operated by the Irish Medical Council. The complainant is employed by the respondent in a permanent capacity as an Area Medical Officer and is currently on a career break. The complainant applied to the respondent for inclusion on a total of nine separate postgraduate rotational training schemes in psychiatry over a two year period between 2006 and 2007.

The complainant claimed that he satisfied all of the relevant selection criteria for inclusion on these training schemes and that the only reason why he was not selected by the respondent was on account of his

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This article is correct at 13/09/2011

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