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You will all be aware of recent media coverage of a test case that has been brought by a junior doctor, Sarah Hallett, against Derby Teaching Hospitals.
Dr Hallett seeks declarations that the way in which Derby Teaching Hospitals monitored her and her colleagues’ hours and breaks was incorrect and skewed the final results, potentially depriving her and her colleagues of a banding supplement.
If Dr Hallett wins her case, any other Trust which monitored junior doctors’ hours in the same or a similar way as Derby Teaching Hospitals could be in the firing line for many claims for backdated pay being brought by their junior doctor employees (both current and historic).
The BMA is publicly backing Dr Hallett and has stated its belief that such breaches had been commonplace due to the widespread use and incorrect application of monitoring software.
Our next session, is taking place at our Liverpool office on 21 May were we will examine this case and discuss the potential implications for everyone else! We would be delighted if you could join us.
08.30 am Registration and Light breakfast09.00 am Seminar10.00 am Finish
This seminar is targeted at those working within the Healthcare sector dealing directly with these issues from an HR and a managerial perspective. There is no charge to attend and booking is essential. If you would like to join us, please register your place below and confirmation will be sent in due course.
Weightmans is accredited by the Law Society and we offer CPD points for all our events. There is 1 point available for this seminar; relevant details will be provided at the sessions.