Praying Nurse

28th March 2019

Sarah Kuteh is a nurse who sought to comfort patients with prayer; but some patients objected and made complaint. Sarah was dismissed.

Paul Diamond represented Sarah in the Court of Appeal. The cases involved issues on the meaning of ‘inappropriate’ and ‘appropriate’ religious speech under Article 9 of the European Convention.

Sarah lost her case; as a consequence of the findings of fact in the lower Tribunal.

The case was selected for public televising: