‘Hugely complex’ pension remedy

Doctors forced to move to the 2015 NHS Pension Scheme will be compensated under new proposals which will remove the age discrimination judged to have arisen by the Court of Appeal.  When the 2015 pension scheme was introduced, older members – within ten years of retiring – were allowed to continue with […]...

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We’re coping with Coronavirus

Seeing the way forward: Consultants at specialist eye hospital group Optegra tell Independent Practitioner Today how Covid-19 has impacted...

Put yourself in the shoes of your patient

How your patients feel about the care you provide is arguably the most important measure of your success in...

Take heed of the ‘Oracle of Omaha’

Is Warren Buffett the exception which proves the rule? Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on how hard it is to beat the...

Visiting hospital locked in chains

Surgeon Mr David Sellu, convicted for gross negligence manslaughter of a patient at a private hospital – overturned on...

Probationary periods are not a free-for-all

Have you been getting maximum benefit from probationary periods for new staff? Julia Gray examines the purpose and operation of...

‘M’ is for managing your cash flow security

The building blocks of accountancy Julia Burn continues with her A-Z of top tips. This month she turns to...

A good way out of this

As the private healthcare sector continues to open up again to private patients, Simon Brignall discusses the importance of...

Caught in a tug of love

‘Business Dilemmas’ A paediatrician with a private practice is caught in the middle between a child’s waring father and...