A Nurse -v- Health Service Executive [2013]

  • Case Reference
    DEC-E2013-111
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability; reasonable accommodation/appropriate measures; interpersonal disputes; ignoring medical advice

The complainant in this case was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time in 2002. She developed lymphoedema affecting both her arms following surgical intervention which remained as a consequence. She continued in her role in Unit A until she was informed she was being moved in September 2009. The complainant believed that she was being moved because she had made a verbal complaint of bullying against the Assistant Director of Nursing.

The Equality Officer considered that during the intervening years the complainant was “provided with appropriate measures and that moving her from

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This article is correct at 26/04/2016
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