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

New consent law

You must now always demonstrate in your reports that you understand the ramifications of the Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health...

Heads up for a display of high tech

It’s like sitting in your own private club! For independent practitioners who can get their driving thrills elsewhere, this...

Discordant view

Business Dilemmas As a survey finds 90% of surgeons listen to music in the operating theatre (see page ‘Rock...

Getting to grips with complaints

Dealing with complaints: 1 Complaints from private patients are rising. Sally Taber reports on the work of the Independent...

Financial tasks you can’t duck

Don’t bury your head in the sand. Dr Benjamin Holdsworth spells out the top ten financial issues you cannot...

Get yourself off to a winning start

Accountants Ian Tongue has some useful advice for independent practitioners who are just starting out in private practice. Starting...

How to become top dog

So how do you really get to the top in your field? Surgeon Mr Dev Lall claims your marketing...

What you can do

Dealing with complaints: 2 The seven steps to good complaints handling Step 1: EMPATHISE This means approaching the situation...