Keeping your private practice going

It is not easy for independent practitioners to know how to navigate through these next few weeks, but Jane...

A vital new resource for you and your practice staff

We have launched a on-line directory of key suppliers to independent practitioners, in response to readership demand. When consultants,...

New dawn for patient safety

The providers’ view In the wake of the Paterson Inquiry, the private providers’ trade body boss David Hare outlines...

Don’t let data fall into wrong hands

Data handling mistakes can be very costly in private practice. Jane Braithwaite and Karen Heaton show how to avoid...

Steer clear of amorous advances

Boundaries in the doctor-patient relationships can get crossed for a variety of reasons. Dr Gabrielle Pendlebury explores amorous advances...

Guard your systems from cyber attacks

Cyber threats are not only present for your physical IT equipment but also affect a combination of the data...

Fix your billing process and ease stress

That’s the way the money goes… Simon Brignall presents the second part of his feature on how private consultants...

Papertrail tips to keep the taxman at bay

Running any business requires you to keep proper accounting records for both the taxman and to understand your finances....

We must co-operate to fix broken system

The doctors’ reaction Consultants’ concerns given to the Paterson Inquiry by The Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisations (FIPO), which...

‘H’ is for house-keeping

The building blocks of accountancy. Susan Hutter continues with her A–Z of top tips. This month she turns to ‘H’....

Agree how you’re going to work together

Keep it Legal Navigating the ins and outs of starting a new medical business can trip up the unwary...

Judged by a jury who did not understand

Surgeon Mr David Sellu, convicted for gross negligence manslaughter of a patient – overturned on appeal after a 30-month...