What do you buy for the doctor in your life? Whether it’s your GP, spouse, friend or relative, buying a present for a doctor can be a lovely way to express thanks and appreciation. Whichever path you choose to go down, be it a book, a mug, or a personalised stethoscope, we hope you can take inspiration from some of our carefully-chosen examples.
Money—or more specifically, lack of it—can be a big problem for small business owners. When you start working as an independent healthcare practitioner, you may tell yourself that you didn’t enter healthcare to send out invoices. But unless you do, your patients are not going to pay you. And if they don’t pay you, how are you going to pay your bills?
If you have been following recent news reports about safety concerns in private hospitals, you could be forgiven for wondering why anyone uses private healthcare, let alone why the NHS subcontracts a fair amount of its routine surgery to the private sector. What is really going on behind the headlines, though?
As a private healthcare practitioner, there may be several ways that you come across National Insurance. This quick guide will help you work out what it means, and where to find more information. National Insurance as an employee You’ve probably already come across National Insurance if you’ve ever been employed. Class 1 National