O’Sullivan v HSE [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    IEHC 282
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Fair Procedures; Bias

The Applicant in this High Court case was employed by the HSE (Respondent) as a Consultant Gynaecologist and brought these proceedings challenging a number of decisions that were made by the CEO of the Respondent in connection with his investigation of certain events that occurred on 4th and 5th September 2018.

The Applicant challenged a decision that was made by the CEO of the Respondent to place him on administrative leave on the basis that the decision was irrational having regard to the fact that it was made some 10 months after the events of the subject matter of the investigation, during which time there had been no complaint or concern raised in relation to the applicant’s

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This article is correct at 06/05/2021

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