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Independent practice

Information about independent practice isn't commonly available and yet is often the subject of questions asked by members. In this section you'll find information and resources about independent practice, and advice and guidance for those consultants involved in independent practice.

Independent practice on Community, our online network and forum

For all the latest news and information about independent practice, visit our online forum, Community, where you will find a dedicated category for independent practice.

CMA to take action to give private patients access to information

The CMA has warned it will take enforcement action against healthcare providers over concerns prospective patients are not being given the essential information they need.

Appraisal and revalidation for full time independent practitioners

Members active in full time independent practice may have concerns about the arrangements in place for appraisal and revalidation. The Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisation (FIPO) provides an appraisal service and publishes advice on revalidation. Visit the FIPO website for more information. 

Medico-legal practice in anaesthesia - a guide for the curious

Medico-legal work can be broadly divided into personal injury and negligence. For more information download Medico-legal practice in anaesthesia - a guide for the curious. This guidance is aimed squarely at clinical negligence work and the role of the medico-legal expert.