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Judge criticises "knee-jerk" decisions to suspend after NHS trust unfairly dismisses nurses

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unfair dismissal | misconduct | criminal investigation | suspension

A Court of Appeal judge has taken the unusual step of criticising employers that are too quick to suspend employees accused of wrongdoing, after an NHS trust suspended and reported to the police two long-serving nurses who were accused of using inappropriate methods to restrain a violent patient.