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Need for specialist medical advice

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    Holmes v Whittingham & Porter [1997] IT/1802799/97 (0 other reports)

In Holmes v Whittingham & Porter an employment tribunal held that the dismissal of an epileptic following a medical investigation by a general practitioner was not justified and therefore discriminatory.

Brian Holmes, an epileptic with 31 years' service as a labourer, collapsed at work.