O’Sullivan v Health Service Executive [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    IECA 74
  • Legal Body
    Court of Appeal (IECA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Judicial Review; Dismissal; Appeal; Fair Procedures

This case was brought before the court of appeal by the Appellant who was employed as a Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician at St. Luke’s Hospital, Co. Kilkenny.  The appeal concerned the suspension and proposed dismissal of the appellant from his position a result of alleged misconduct.  In these judicial review proceedings, the Appellant challenged a number of decisions of the CEO of the Respondent. The Appellant had been suspended on paid administrative leave since August 2019, pending the completion of an inquiry into certain matters concerning him.  The challenge to the Appellant’s suspension and proposed dismissal was dismissed by the High Court in a judgment made

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This article is correct at 04/04/2022

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