Nurse v A Medical Provider [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Investigation; Delay; Dignity at work; Fair procedures


The Complainant is a Clinical Nurse Manager working in a Department of Psychiatry. The Complainant stated he was subjected to several incidents involving a work colleague which he submitted were an affront to his dignity at work. The Complainant contended the delay in commencing an internal investigation into an allegation of bullying has been inordinately long and therefore inherently unfair.

The Complainant submitted a complaint to be dealt with under the Dignity at Work policy on 15th September 2020. The Complainant stated a 2 year long delay of an investigation was a denial of justice.

The Respondent submitted they were under pressure dealing with the pandemic and this

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, register today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.

We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.

We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.

You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.

You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.

Already a subscriber, now or Register

This article is correct at 12/04/2023

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Legal Island
Legal Island

The main content of this article was provided by Legal Island. Contact telephone number is 028 9446 3888 / 01 401 3874 or email

View all articles by Legal Island