Now get in the recovery position

This month’s Independent Pract­itioner Today is packed with a wide range of information, useful tips, and observations from a variety of expert writers – all aimed at helping your private practice move forward again. Our exclusive website story last week reported that private healthcare and consultants’ earnings are at last seeing a […]...

Features

Don’t allow taxman to steamroller you

The tax system can be very daunting and it can be difficult to know if your finances are positioned...

No end in sight to growth in self-pay

The number of self-pay patients continues to rise, as we reported last month, and independent practitioners are being advised...

When Dr Google gets in the way

Providing treatment you don’t believe is necessary could put you at risk of a complaint or clinical negligence claim....

Guard against complaints

‘Legal Briefing’ FITNESS TO PRACTISE: Hempsons’ Hannah Stephenson gives an overview of GMC processes and common issues for independent...

E for easy learning

Jane Braithwaite shows how to make the most of the world of podcasts at your disposal.     Our...

Need a wake-up call?

You know your number but would you like what your patients hear? In the second of her series, Stephanie...

The privacy perils of email

If you are involved in commissioning or overseeing IT within your private practice, the GMC expects you to understand...

Italian flair and flaws we grow to love

‘Doctor on the Road’ It oozes style – but how does it drive? Dr Tony Rimmer takes out a...