Law Hospital NHS Trust v Rush [2001] IRLR 611 CS

Reports relating to this case:

  • Devil in the detail

    Date:
    1 March 2002

    The complexities of the Disability Discrimination Act make it easy to slip up in practice. There are areas in which occupational health and personnel practitioners really need to be on their toes

  • Work activities to be taken into account

    Date:
    1 September 2001

    In Law Hospital NHS Trust v Rush the Court of Session has ruled that evidence of the nature of an applicant's duties at work, and the way in which they are performed can be relevant to whether they meet the statutory definition of a disabled person.

  • Disability discrimination: Evidence of how "disabled" employees perform at work can affect their credibility

    Date:
    15 July 2001

    On the basis of the evidence led before an employment tribunal, and the tribunal's assessment of the applicant's credibility, its decision that she had a disability for the purposes of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 was plainly right, holds the Inner House, Court of Session in Law Hospital NHS Trust v Rush.