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Female care worker attacked by 27-stone psychiatric patient feels ‘abandoned’ by NHS

A care worker who was attacked by a 27-stone psychiatric patient has told how the debilitating injuries she suffered have left her ‘living a nightmare’. Mother-of-three Natalie Allen, 42, was slammed against the wall and choked unconscious during the onslaught in St Agnes Centre at Gorse Hill Hospital, Leicester. She was left with chronic pain…

Scotland Yard branded ‘malicious’ and ‘vindictive’ at Employment Tribunal

PC Carol Howard, a black female firearms officer, has recently been awarded £37,000 by an Employment Tribunal (ET) after winning a race and sex discrimination case against the Metropolitan Police (Met). In the Tribunal’s damning judgment, Scotland Yard was branded “malicious” and “vindictive” in its treatment of PC Howard and the Tribunal recommended that the…

Emilie Bennetts and Katie Ellis: A fair gross misconduct dismissal – what is the test?

Luis Suarez’s bite during a World Cup game against Italy earned him a nine match and four month ban from football as well as a fine, although of course he is not employed by FIFA. What would have been the likely consequences if he had been in a traditional employment relationship? Assault or violence are…

NHS worker disciplined for ‘bullying’ muslim colleague by inviting her to church sports day

A health worker in East London has been found guilty of three cases of misconduct. Victoria Wasteney, a Christian and a senior occupational therapist working for the East London NHS Foundation Trust, was accused of ‘bullying’ a female Muslim colleague after inviting her to pray with her, by giving her a Christian book about a…