News Archive

Tax-reporting rules due to get simpler

Tax reporting rules for self-employed doctors are due to get simpler after HM Treasury...

Hospital first to offer novel depression treatment

Nightingale Hospital, London, has launched an esketamine nasal spray treatment service and becomes the...

The rules on expenses when working from home

With the landscape less clear on employee and employer rights, doctors in private practice...

Allowable travel expenses when working from home

Case law identifies when individuals can make claims for travelling between places of work...

Health and safety when working from home

It remains an employer’s legal duty to monitor and protect the health, safety and...

New initiative to help surgeons learn from others’ mistakes

A new partnership has been launched between The Medical Defence Union (MDU) and the...

Doctors quitting private practice

The medical director of a leading private hospital has warned of a ‘huge...

Insurance sellers say business is on the rise

Consultants in private practice can expect a welcome increase in patients with private medical...

Pensions tax hike would be disaster

Doctors have been alarmed to hear reports of new pension tax changes being...

MDU continues its ‘doctor for doctors’ ethos with new chief

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has appointed Dr Matthew Lee as its new chief...

Sick doctors to be judged differently

Alarm bells are ringing over health department proposals for the GMC to investigate...

Covid spurred improvements

Reports by Robin Stride. Covid-19 has been a catalyst for a vast range of...