‘Hugely complex’ pension remedy

Doctors forced to move to the 2015 NHS Pension Scheme will be compensated under new proposals which will remove the age discrimination judged to have arisen by the Court of Appeal.  When the 2015 pension scheme was introduced, older members – within ten years of retiring – were allowed to continue with […]...

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Mean, green and nice to be seen

‘Doctor on the Road’: BMW X5 xDrive45e Eco-conscious independent practitioners will want to give this impressive hybrid car some...

PPUs pushing up in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland’s NHS private patient services come under the spotlight in our monthly round-up of PPU progress. Philip Housden reports....

Consultants’ competition law fines prompt legal warning

Independent practitioners have been warned by a top lawyer to ensure they adhere to competition law when setting their...

Consultants warned over insurers’ fee cut proposal

Private doctors were urged today to think twice before accepting reduced fees for virtual consultations. The advice came...

Scale of pandemic disruption exposed

London Consultants’ Association survey Covid-19’s full impact on consultants with a private practice is laid bare in Independent Practitioner...

How to master the art of keeping patients happy

The Guide to Delivering Superior Patient Experience in Private Practice is a new series designed to give independent practitioners...

Legal perils of Covid-19

 Keep it Legal Every sector of the economy in the UK and abroad is facing unprecedented challenges arising out...

Are you ready what comes next?

Ensure your practice is in the best position to take advantage of the big release from lockdown. Simon Brignall has...