PMI is flying sky high

New figures signal a boom in work for thousands of doctors in private practice from patients with private medical insurance (PMI). Market analysts have revealed demand for private health cover – including insurance, health cash plans and dental cover – has hit its highest levels since the launch of Independent Practitioner Today […]...

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What are tax implications of going abroad to work?

Many doctors during their careers will be presented with opportunities to work overseas. The length of time you are...

Making the leap to private practice

This month, Independent Practitioner Today’s troubleshooters Sue O’Gorman and Hannah Browning tackle a very common question they are increasingly...

When patients sue their radiologist

Dr Claire Wratten and Greta Barnes analyse clinical negligence claims notified by MDU radiologist members and provide advice on...

Parents’ rights are bolstered

Keep It Legal. New employment law regulations came into force on 6 April 2024, improving the rights of employees...
 

Cash isn’t as risk-free as it seems

Risk means different things to different people. Guy Beck spells out the unexpected damage to your wealth from holding...

Time runs out for certifying medical kit

EU medical device regulations All currently valid Medical Device Directive CE certificates are set to expire this month, marking...

What’s the consumer voice on health tech?

How do health insurance customers feel about new technology and what matters to them?  Understanding the attitudes and perceptions...

Private care should heed NHS’s lessons

Record dissatisfaction levels with the NHS suggest opportunities for those in private practice, but signal a warning too. Leslie...

Not all private units can do critical care

Increasing demand for private healthcare brings with it some more risks for doctors in private practice, warn Dr Beth...

Let the professionals do the heavy lifting

Partnering with a professional medical billing service can streamline your practice’s financial processes, optimise revenue and alleviate administrative burdens....