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Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust v Roldan - factors to be taken into account in deciding fairness of a misconduct dismissal

In an unfair dismissal misconduct case, an employment tribunal should take into account the seriousness of the consequences for the employee of a finding of unfair dismissal in deciding whether the employer's investigation into the alleged misconduct was fair and adequate.

Ms Roldan is a Filippino nurse.  She was recruited from Singapore and employed by the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust from July 2003 until her summary dismissal for misconduct (mistreating a patient) in October 2007.

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