FIPO Summer Newsletter 2022

We update members on FIPO activities in recent months, engaging with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) on new plans for delivering the CMA order on outcome data and fees for consultants. We also challenge the impact of ‘fee-capping...

FIPO Christmas Newsletter 2021

FIPO Christmas Newsletter 2021 I hope that since we last wrote to you from FIPO that your professional life has begun to approach the way things were before the pandemic hit. FIPO have been working hard on your behalf to try to obtain clarity on a number of issues and to highlight problems that w...

PHIN – Fee Information

PHIN – fee information FIPO would remind consultants that under the Private Healthcare Market Investigation Order 2014 they have an obligation to provide their fee information for publication. PHIN will be providing a series of virtual events to take consultants through their processes. The ses...

Healthcode and Data!

Healthcode and your data It has come to our attention that the wording of the consent to use of personal data by Healthcode is rather broad:  “We will only use your personal data when law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances: With your consen...

FIPO News

FIPO News Update   IPT – Bupa remote consultations contract Bupa has just released its new contract concerning terms for the billing and delivery of remote consultations, one that consultants are being pressured to agree to. FIPO urges consultants to carefully read all the terms and conditions of...

Private Practice reopening – 7th September

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, colossa...