Advice from Sandison Lang –  Questions to consider during this Corona virus pandemic

Advice from accountants Sandison Lang – Questions to consider during this Corona virus pandemic Q: I am VAT registered. What is happening about VAT liabilities? A: You will still need to submit your VAT returns in the usual way and by the normal deadlines. However, the payments due between 20 March and 30 June 2020 are […]

COVID – 19: Considerations for purely private consultants contemplating offers of short-term employment

COVID-19: Considerations for purely private consultants contemplating offers of short-term employment Many consultants have relinquished their private practice during the current emergency to return to support the NHS fulltime. Private providers have entered into contractual relationships with the Treasury whereby their facilities are NHS managed to support the treatment of patients diagnosed with COVID-19, and to […]

Corona Virus – protect yourselves!

Be COVID-19 aware – need to know A recent paper in the Journal of Hospital Infection entitled “Persistence of Coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents,” [104(2020)246-251] provides some information of practical use. The authors conclude that Human coronaviruses can remain infectious on inanimate surfaces for up to 9 days. Surface disinfection with 0.1% sodium […]

FIPO and COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update  – statement from the FIPO Chairman, Mr. Richard Packard On behalf of the Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisations Executive, I would like to extend our thoughts to everyone in this time of uncertainty and trauma, particularly our gratitude to those working tirelessly across all sectors to combat the virus, tend to those suffering […]

Bishop of Norwich Inquiry

UPDATE: The Paterson Report February 2020 The publication of the Report into the Paterson Inquiry marks an important landmark towards improving patient safety. The Bishop of Norwich, the Rt. Rev’d Graham James, has led a meticulous two-year investigation into the mistreatment by Ian Paterson of NHS (Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust) and private patients, […]

Insurers overrule consultants on best treatment for patients

“Insurers overrule consultants on best treatment for patients”, The Times – 18th November 2019 An interview with FIPO Chair, Mr. Richard Packard On the 18th November 2019 FIPO’s Chair, Richard Packard spoke with The Times’ Consumer Affairs Correspondent, Andrew Ellson about the Private Medical Insurers increasing interference with patient choice, referral pathways and relationships with […]

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Advice from Sandison Lang –  Questions to consider during this Corona virus pandemic
09Apr
Advice from accountants Sandison Lang – Questions to consider during this Corona virus pandemic Q: I am VAT registered. What is happening about VAT liabil...
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COVID – 19: Considerations for purely private consultants contemplating offers of short-term employment
09Apr
COVID-19: Considerations for purely private consultants contemplating offers of short-term employment Many consultants have relinquished their private pract...
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Corona Virus – protect yourselves!
30Mar
Be COVID-19 aware – need to know A recent paper in the Journal of Hospital Infection entitled “Persistence of Coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and their i...
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FIPO and COVID-19 Update
30Mar
COVID-19 Update  – statement from the FIPO Chairman, Mr. Richard Packard On behalf of the Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisations Executive, I ...
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FIPO Newsletter 2019
29Jan
FIPO Newsletter 2019 Read below for some of the latest activities FIPO has been involved with in 2019 in our end of year newsletter. >FIPO Newsletter 2019< P...
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GDPR compliance and consultant practice
23Aug
GDPR compliance and consultant practice, a video guide GDPR will likely be listed as the taboo word for 2019 for the surrounding confusion and headaches it c...
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