Doctors’ fears over insurer’s fee shifts

The Federation of Independent Pract­itioner Organisations has expressed ‘serious concerns’ over an AXA PPP bid to cut many consultants’ fees by around 20% and persuade more specialists to agree tie-in contracts.

Click here to find out why the insurer's plans to introduce 'fee-approved' consultants is worrying the organisation representing private doctors.

         

Debt spiral front  Don't fall into a debt spiral

Financial stress can hit all consultants’ private practices at some stage. We outline the three key problem areas and the questions you should address. Discover what these are by clicking here

                   

Vote frontWhat if Scotland goes its own way?

As those north of the border prepare for their big vote on 18 September, we look at the financial implications on all senior doctors of Scotland quitting the Union. To see what these are, click here 

                             

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Independent practitioners are increasingly using video so patients can see and hear them talk before they meet.

Find out how you can boost your patient-appeal by clicking here

         

           

Job Planning Nov 2014

         

OUR SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE IS NOW OUT.

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