By Leslie Berry
Many private doctors will find it uneconomic to continue unless they opt for a salaried service, according to one of the UK’s most experienced independent hospital bosses.
Keith Hague, who controversially pioneered the concept of wholly-employed doctors in UK private hospitals, predicted the ‘employed’ model would spread across the country.
He said: ‘Indeed already, despite their initial scepticism, we see some of the other providers actively considering and preparing for this.
‘Without wholly-employed status, many doctors will be forced out of business by uneconomic levels of professional indemnity costs, a trend we can already see in some disciplines elsewhere in the world.’LOGIN OR REGISTER TO READ MORE……………