Private Practice reopening – 7th September

It has been 5 months since the start of COVID-19 lockdown and for 5 months private practice has been held in suspension with many independent practitioners and their employees in financial distress, without work but most importantly and pressing, colossal waiting lists of patients who have not had access to treatment. 

However, Monday 7th September is due to kickstart a re-opening of private healthcare.

sourced from original IPT article

In the latest Independent Practitioner Today feature (It’s September 7th for many happy returns!) FIPO’s Chairman, Mr Richard Packard commented on the announcement that nearly all providers in London (and some facilities outside London) were being removed from NHS COVID-19 contracts effective from Monday 7th September. 

Click here to read more about this good news and the Government’s £10 billion commitment to providers to tackle the patient waiting lists under a new procurement framework. 


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