*Hallett v Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Employment – Contract of service. The defendant NHS Trust had been entitled to reach the conclusion, after two monitoring exercises, that it had complied with its contractual obligation to ensure that junior doctors took adequate rest breaks. Accordingly, the Queen's Bench Division, declined to make the principal declarations sought by the claimant, save in respect of a declaration that the defendant was not entitled to operate a two-strikes policy in relation to non-compliance with its contractual obligations.

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