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Lim v Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust - delay in disciplinary proceedings

It is an implied term of an employment contract that disciplinary procedures will be conducted fairly and without delay. However, this must be judged in the circumstances of each individual case, and there is certainly no rule that delay in disciplinary proceedings necessary creates unfairness in subsequent dismissal proceedings.

Dr Lim, a consultant anaesthetist employed by the Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, faced allegations of bullying and inappropriate behaviour.

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