Doctors' Injunctions

In this 34-minute video, Betsan and Stuart share their expertise on doctors' injunctions.

Topics discussed:

  • Why injunctions are so attractive to doctors
  • Principles to be applied in deciding whether to grant relief
  • Implications of the decision in Chhabra
  • Other instances where the courts have intervened in a disciplinary process

Cases referenced:

  • Chhabra v West London Mental Health NHS Trust [2013] UKSC 80
  • Johnson v Unisys Ltd [2001] UKHL 13
  • Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2011] UKSC 58
  • American Cyanamid Co v Ethicon Ltd [1975] A.C. 396
  • Chakrabarty v Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust [2014] EWHC 2735 (QB)
  • A v B (Unfair Dismissal) [2003] I.R.L.R. 405
  • Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust v Roldan [2010] EWCA Civ 522
  • Crawford v Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust [2012] EWCA Civ 138
  • Mezey v South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust [2010] EWCA Civ 293
  • Hussain v Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust [2011] EWHC 1670 (QB)
  • Mattu v University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust [2012] EWCA Civ 641
  • Fynes v St George's Hospital NHS Trust [2014] EWHC 756 (QB)
  • Irani v Southampton and South West Hampshire HA [1985] I.C.R. 590
  • Makhdum v Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust [2012] EWHC 4015 (QB)

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Date:Published Wednesday 24 August 2016
Duration:0.5 hours
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Betsan Criddle

Old Square Chambers

Stuart Brittenden

Old Square Chambers

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