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Two and a half years

PDA case study. Pseudonyms are used instead of real names.

Mon 26th July 2021 The PDA

“Anne” had worked for an NHS body for 13 years was suspended on allegations of misconduct. After a long investigation, it was clear there was no case to answer, but the employer had already reported Anne to various regulatory bodies including the GPhC. There was a breakdown in the trust and confidence that Anne should have in the employer and the PDA supported Anne with a formal grievance.

Unfortunately, Anne suffered long-term sickness as a result of the situation and was concerned that the employer would begin a capability procedure on the grounds of their health. The grievance was fully upheld and the PDA assisted Anne to negotiate their eventual exit from her employment with a settlement of a five-figure sum.

The whole experience, caused by the employer’s actions, dominated more than two and a half years of Anne’s professional career.

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