Dr Rachael BARTRUM

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
09 Aug 2021
Hearing date to
13 Aug 2021
Location of hearing
This is a virtual hearing. It is possible to observe proceedings from our Manchester hearing centre. Please give us 14 days' notice if you would like to attend, so arrangements can be made. Contact us to observe a hearing
GMC reference number
Area of practice
South Lakeland, Barrow-in-Furness

Pre hearing information


The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that, on 20 August 2019, Dr Bartrum consulted with patients whilst under the influence of alcohol.

It is further alleged that on 18 December 2019, at South Cumbria Magistrates’ Court, Dr Bartrum was convicted of driving a motor vehicle on 20 August 2019 with an alcohol level above the prescribed limit. It is alleged that Dr Bartrum was sentenced to a fine of £300 and disqualification from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 12 months.

We expect parts of this case to be heard in private.



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.