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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the NHS Pension Scheme

‘You may run the risks, my friend, but I do the cutting. If we...

Uniting in a post-Covid world

Recent weeks have brought good news for the business side of some consultants’ practices...

Dealing with a patient’s gripe

Just when you were having a good day – you get a complaint. Dr...

What happens when the GMC receives a complaint about you?

In the first of two articles, Dr Ellie Mein explains that although undergoing a GMC...

App cuts Covid risk from elective ops

Digital health app LifeBox has steered private hospitals through the choppy waters of Covid-19...

Getting your team on board

Every single interaction with your patient has an impact on their experience of your...

It’s not about undermining other doctors

Caren Scott addresses the myths about the role of the expert witness and emphasises...

Don’t just rely on big names

What is the impact of the ‘Big Five’ on the long-term investor? Dr Benjamin...

Beware of becoming a cartel

In the wake of Spire’s £1.2m fine by the Competition and Markets Authority, Michael...

Plan your practice’s life cycle

We are in tough times for private practice, but when private hospitals are released...

Add a new stream to your earnings

As consultants seek alternative revenue streams, is it time to consider adding medico-legal to...

‘N’ is for the ‘new normal’

The building blocks of accountancy Julia Burn continues with her A-Z of issues affecting...