Features Archive

How do I find the right PA?

Our Troubleshooters Sue O’Gorman and Hannah Browning tackle an increasingly common question from doctors. I...

How you can hit top profits

Many independent practitioners have soldiered on with their business even when it is not...

Do you know how to protect data?

Private healthcare organisations need to understand their data protection obligations and protect patients’ personal...

Relations with patients and colleagues

The GMC updated its supplementary standards guidance to complement the new edition of Good...

Paying by results becomes a reality

Patient-centred care has long been the goal of many healthcare systems. And now that...

Looking to the future is always a bit hazy

Do recent returns give investors FOMO – fear of missing out? Samuel Kirton shows...

What we can learn if it all goes wrong

The learnings from general surgery claims in private practice are shared here by Dr...

Data analytics can bring in the cash

Data analytics can drive informed decision-making, identify revenue opportunities and enhance overall financial performance...

Death is going through change

Keep It Legal. The Medical Examiners (England) Regulations 2024 come into force this autumn...

Fertility patients hate making a fuss

Patient complaints-handling expert Sally Taber outlines what fertility doctors treating private patients should be aware...

Maintaining safety of staff and patients

It has been a busy period for healthcare regulation. David Hare, head of the...

The police ask about my patient

Business Dilemmas Dr Kathryn Leask explains how to respond to a request for information from...