An ambulance workman who suffered mental health problems during work has indicted his employers of “destroying” his life and health, after a tribunal.
Mechanic Gordon Flemming, from Norwich, won a box of astray exclusion opposite a East of England Ambulance Service.
The judiciary row pronounced it was “appalled” during some of a poise towards Mr Flemming, who available one trainer articulate about “pummelling” him.
The ambulance use pronounced it was deliberation a tribunal’s judgement.
Speaking about a judiciary for a initial time, Mr Flemming told a BBC a ambulance use was “there to save lives, not destroy them – though that is what they did to me”.
“They broken my life and broken my health,” he said.
“There needs to be a finish and complete enlightenment change. The enlightenment is cancerous.”
The judiciary listened Mr Flemming started operative for a ambulance use as a engine car technician in Apr 2009 though in Apr 2012 he suffered a heart attack.
When Mr Flemming met his line manager in August, he felt a sourroundings was “very hostile” and he suffered mental health problems.
He had successive meetings with government though Mr Flemming was “never deemed good adequate to lapse to work”, pronounced a tribunal.
A series of meetings took place in 2013 and 2014 though zero was resolved.
‘No discernment during all’
In Jun 2015 Mr Flemming wrote to Debbie Bowman, a partner to executive of tellurian resources during a use Ruth McAll, observant he was “suffering from a… crippling mental illness” and adding he was endangered they had attempted to “push me over a edge”.
The judiciary described as “appalling” Ms McAll’s response, that threatened Mr Flemming with authorised movement if he wrote to anyone though Ms McAll herself.
The panel, that published a settlement progressing this month, pronounced a response “demonstrated no discernment during all into a expected impact on a chairman considering suicide”.
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Mr Flemming seemed during a disciplinary assembly in Jul 2015, chaired by emissary executive for operations Robert Ashford.
While Mr Flemming was out of a room, he had left a mobile phone recording, unbeknown to a management.
It available a contention about not wanting to perturb Mr Flemming, during that Mr Ashford was listened on a recording saying: “I meant removing adult and pummelling it into him with my fists is substantially not suitable in terms of policy, is it?”
A judiciary pill conference is due to take place in September.
The ambulance use added: “We are incompetent to criticism serve as a matter is not nonetheless concluded.”