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Dr Margaret PHELAN

Medical practitioners tribunal – New Hearing scheduled
Outcome on impairment
Hearing not yet held
Summary of outcome
Hearing not yet held
Type of case
Conviction / Caution, Misconduct
Hearing date from
02 Nov 2020
Hearing date to
06 Nov 2020
Location of hearing
St James’s Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ. It is possible to observe proceedings from our Manchester hearing centre. Please give us with 14 days notice if you would like to attend, so arrangements can be made. Contact us about attending this hearing
GMC reference number
Area of incident
Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster

Pre hearing information


The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that, on 17 April 2019, Dr Phelan attended her place of work when she was under the influence of alcohol and unsteady on her feet. It is alleged that Dr Phelan consulted with a patient.

It is further alleged that on 1 May 2019, at Westminster Magistrates’ Court, Dr Phelan was convicted of driving a motor vehicle on 17 April 2019 after consuming alcohol in excess of the prescribed limit. It is alleged that Dr Phelan was sentenced to a fine of £1,490.00 and disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 20 months.



This reflects the allegation as it stands at the start of the hearing. The allegation may be amended as the hearing proceeds and when findings of fact are made by the tribunal.


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Private hearings

In accordance with Rule 41(2) of the General Medical Council (Fitness to Practise) Rules 2004, the tribunal may decide to exclude the public from the proceedings or any part of the proceedings, where they consider that the circumstances of the case outweigh the public interest in holding the hearing in public.