Doctors’ tax shocker

Hundreds of independent practitioners will be forced to make hefty shock payments to HM Revenue and Customs after coming unstuck while trying to limit their tax bills. Find out what the problem is by clicking here

AXA PPP loses appeal against competition shake-up

The Competition Appeals Tribunal has rejected an appeal by private medical insurer AXA PPP in relation to one of the findings from the Competition and Markets Authority's private healthcare investigation.

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PACS monitor front3Picturing a way to make big savings

Consultants at 108 Medical Chambers, Harley Street, have saved themselves £55k by developing their own upgrade of a picture archive and communication system (PACS) in house. Click here to discover how they did it

Going mobile smallGoing mobile

Is mobile technology benefiting your private hospital or practice and its patients as much as it should? We outline some exciting possibilities that could improve quality for all.

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Look out for these pitfalls

Whether you are starting out or a more established private doctor, there are a number of pitfalls in your way that should be avoided. While not exhaustive and in no particular order, these mistakes highlighted here represent some of the more common problem areas seen by accountant Ian Tongue. Read his advice by clicking here

           

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Product Guide 2015

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