Plastic surgeon sacked days before employment tribunal due to begin

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 24 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:691
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    A female plastic surgeon who has been on special leave since June 1999 was told last week that she would not be reinstated, just days before her claims of sex discrimination and victimisation under the Race Relations Act were due to be heard by an employment tribunal.

    The row between Judy Evans, a consultant plastic surgeon at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, and her employers, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, began with an incident in February 1999, when she backed up a black trainee female surgeon …

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