The FIPO Patient Charter

FIPO launched its Charter on the November 26th 2007 at Church House Conference Centre, Westminster with presentations by the Chairman of FIPO and the Minister of Health Professor Lord Darzi to an audience of patients, professionals, politicians, hospital providers and think tank representatives.

FIPO Patient Charter

Information for Patients

Patients who are seeking information about the economics and value for money offered in the independent sector should click here 

Patients who wish to complain about the service received from their private medical insurer, please click here for the Financial Ombudsman website. You may also search for cases where decisions were upheld or not upheld by the Financial Ombudsman here.

For information on general fee arrangements and the contractual issues for consultants click here

If you wish to obtain private medical care the following information, the following information is modified from the London Consultants Association website.

Click here if you are a UK patient with private medical insurance
Click here if you are a UK patient without private medical insurance
Click here if you are an overseas patient seeking care in the UK

For further information about medical insurance and private medical care in general download this pamphlet produced by the CHF a Federation of Charitable Hospitals.

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