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Whistleblowing junior doctor scores victory in Court of Appeal

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j2235 (Published 08 May 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2235
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A whistleblowing junior doctor who said that his career was destroyed by Health Education England (HEE) has scored an important victory in the Court of Appeal.

Chris Day claimed that HEE treated him unfairly after he blew the whistle on unsafe staffing levels at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, where he was working as a specialist registrar in emergency medicine.

In May 2016 his case against HEE, which arranges junior doctors’ training contracts, was thrown out by the Employment …

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