Shake-up drags on . . .

. . . as costs to private healthcare sector top £50m. And there’s still more to come

Independent practitioners face at least an eight-month wait until they can consider the full implications for their businesses of the Competition and Markets Authority inquiry into private healthcare.

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You must shout to get to the top

If you are in a hurry to get to the top of the pile in private practice, then be sure your innate conservatism doesn’t get in your own way, says our resident marketing guru.

Find out what surgeon Mr Dev Lall means by clicking here



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How to attract the self-payers

Follow these tips from a specialist in medical marketing to help increase your share of this growing element of the private healthcare market.

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Falling out frontAvoid a falling out with your partners

In partnership law, there is an implied duty of good faith and honesty between partners.

But is it enough for you and your private practice partners to rely on such a provision?

Read lawyer Robert Capper's answer to this question by clicking here



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Manchester rising

A view of one of two new private hospital developments planned for the city. Click here      

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