A SURGEON is in line for a NHS payout after he was sacked over false allegations he sexually harassed two young trainee doctors.
The consultant, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was dismissed in 2012 after two young doctors said he made sexual advances and begged them to join him at his home after work.
But last week, an employment tribunal judge ruled the accusations were made up and the doctor was both wrongfully and unfairly dismissed by Oxford University Hospitals Trust.
Judge Andrew Gumbiti-Zimuto, in his ruling, said the doctor was fired following a botched internal investigation by the NHS trust.
The foreign-born consultant told the tribunal in Reading that the allegations were trumped up against him as part of a cost-cutting drive by NHS managers.
He is now suing his former employers to compensate for his substantial loss of earnings, and a hearing is set to take place in October.
8:30am Monday 6th July 2015
SISTER Frances Dominica has yet to rule out returning to the hospices she founded despite being asked to leave following historical sexual abuse allegations, her lawyer has said.
9:12am Monday 6th July 2015
Traffic was at a standstill after two vehicles collided on the A4185 near Harwell this morning.
8:09am Monday 6th July 2015
FIREFIGHTERS tackle a blaze at a flat in Wood Farm last night.
7:00am Monday 6th July 2015
THOUSANDS of revellers poured into East Oxford yesterday to enjoy music, food and dance at the annual Cowley Road Carnival.
12:09am Sunday 5th July 2015
A WOMAN who went missing from her home yesterday has been found and reunited with her family.
8:55am Saturday 4th July 2015
HELEN and Douglas House founder Sister Frances Dominica has been told not to return to the hospices following allegations of historic sexual abuse, it was confirmed today.