FIPO supports clarity on consultant fees

FIPO supports clarity on consultant fees The publication of fee data for private healthcare is a significant step in achieving better information for self-pay patients. The Private Healthcare Information Network [PHIN] (click here) was appointed by the Competition and Markets Authority [CMA] (click here) to support patients in deciding which consultants to choose, on the […]

“No, Patients Are NOT Consumers, and MDs Are NOT Providers”, Arthur L. Caplan PhD

The ‘Medscape Ophthalmology’ recently published this excellent article by Arthur L. Caplan PhD (Director, Division of Medical Ethics, New York University Langone Medical Center) in its 23rd April 2019 journal titled: “No, Patients Are NOT Consumers, and MDs Are NOT Providers,” written to bolster similar comments made in an article by a New York bioethics […]

FIPO welcomes its new Executive Board

In light of FIPO’s new constitutional structure, Mr. Richard Packard, Chairman of FIPO, would like to welcome the new Executive Board of Directors and Council of Members:  Executive Board of Directors Mr. Richard Packard, Chairman Mr. Christopher Khoo, Vice Chairman Mr. Ian McDermott, Vice Chairman Mr. Charlie Chan, Director Mr. Neil Orpen, Director Ms. Rosemary […]

A tribute to two greats

A tribute to two greats FIPO’s touchstone: Geoffrey Glazer Following his retirement from practice and the FIPO Board, vice-chairman Christopher Khoo, paid tribute to the magnanimous former Chairman, Geoffrey Glazer- Geoffrey Glazer has guided FIPO through some challenging times (most recently the Competition and Markets Authorities Private Healthcare investigation, and so-called remedies). He has managed […]

Bishop of Norwich Inquiry

An Independent Inquiry into the issues raised by the practice of Ian Paterson has been set up by the Minister of State for Health under the chairmanship of the Lord Bishop of Norwich. It will review the circumstances surrounding Ian Paterson’s malpractice and consider other past and current practices. It will pay particular attention to accountability and […]

The Inquiry
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FIPO supports clarity on consultant fees
10May
FIPO supports clarity on consultant fees The publication of fee data for private healthcare is a significant step in achieving better information for self-pa...
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“No, Patients Are NOT Consumers, and MDs Are NOT Providers”, Arthur L. Caplan PhD
08May
The ‘Medscape Ophthalmology’ recently published this excellent article by Arthur L. Caplan PhD (Director, Division of Medical Ethics, New York University Lan...
Read More
FIPO welcomes its new Executive Board
07Nov
In light of FIPO’s new constitutional structure, Mr. Richard Packard, Chairman of FIPO, would like to welcome the new Executive Board of Directors and Coun...
Read More