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Setting up in private practice course agenda
Future dates for this course will be announced.
We will not be running face to face courses until further notice. When the situation changes we will update our website. In the meantime we are offering this as a virtual course.
Get practical advice on taking the next step in your career as a private practitioner. This course provides an essential grounding in the key aspects of setting up and running a business and the common pitfalls to look out for.
Access a month-long package of virtual support including weekly webinars hosted by business specialists with experience of advising consultants setting up in private practice. Get insights from a doctor working in private practice. And ask questions live or email them between sessions to email@example.com
Each session will be recorded. If you miss a week you will be sent a recording.
Week 1: The essentials – live webinar
Thursday 25 March 2021, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Week 2: The rules – live webinar
Wednesday 31 March 2021, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Week 3: Finances and marketing – live webinar
Thursday 8 April 2021, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Week 4: Accountancy and expenses – live webinar
Wednesday 14 April 2021, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Facilitated by Dr Mike Roddis and Dr Jerard Ross, and featuring representatives from an accountancy firm, private hospital group, private health insurer and a consultant working in private practice.
Dr Mike Roddis
BSc MB ChB MBA FRCPath
Director, MJ Roddis Associates Ltd.
Mike, a former pathologist, has worked as a medical director in the NHS and in the independent healthcare sector. He now works with NHS trusts and others to help them improve the performance of doctors. In particular, he works with individuals to improve their interpersonal and professional skills, and with teams of clinicians who seek help to improve their performance. He is an experienced investigator of conduct and capability issues in consultants, works as a consultancy adviser to the Royal College of Pathologists and sits on the advisory board of CORESS (a confidential reporting system for surgery).
Dr Jerard Ross BSc(MedSci)(Hons) MB ChB MD FRCS FRCS(Neurosurgery) DLM
MDU medico-legal adviser
Jerard graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 1994. He then moved into surgical training in Edinburgh before completing his M.D. at the University of Manchester. Before joining the MDU he was a consultant in adult and paediatric neurosurgery in Edinburgh where he was the surgeon to the Scottish National Paediatric Epilepsy Programme.
Good overview for anyone starting private practice
comprehensive overview of the many issues to address when preparing to start private practice. Suitable for entry level but also for colleagues with prior private practice experience.
Excellent advice on risks and benefits of private practice - knowledgeable speakers