Plenty of pizzas, but a paucity of private care

Now let private doctors get back to doing their work and treating patients! That is the impassioned plea from their specialties’ national body as waiting lists mount and fears grow for the well-being of many thousands of patients whose diagnosis is delayed. The Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisations (FIPO) said: ‘Take-aways are […]...

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Ensure you don’t fall into VAT trap

Value Added Tax (VAT) is a complicated levy and outside of the private medical profession is a normal tax...

Locking out cyber crime

Your practice premises may be secured with double-locks and a burglar alarm, but that is not the only way...

Evolving landscape of private insurance

In light of the changing nature of how private medical insurance companies operate, Garry Chapman discusses how the billing...

Are you safe from a cyber attack?

If you want to know whether your practice is vulnerable to cyber-criminals and data protection breaches, ask yourself the...

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Private medical insurance work in private practice is big business, so let Code Buster! keep you in the know...

Independent Practitioner Today’s ‘Horizons’

Over the next year, in the run-up to Independent Practitioner Today’s tenth anniversary in 2018, we are publishing a...

What you must know to guard patients’ data

Legal Briefing. Special report 2: Data protection Chris Alderson gives some in-depth advice on data protection in private practice....

Goods can get bad and ugly

Doctors strive to give their patients the best care possible, using their skills and expertise to deliver an outcome...