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Setting up in private practice course agenda 2020
Consultants preparing to take the next step in their career as a private practitioner will find this course offers an essential grounding in key aspects of running a business.
You will hear from a number of expert speakers with extensive experience of advising consultants who are setting up in private practice.
Facilitated by Dr Mike Roddis and includes an MDU medico-legal adviser and 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
Essential course for those stepping into private practice.
Absolutely necessary, even if you are in the contemplation phase.
The overall view of private practice was excellent as were the more in depth topics. All of them complimented each other.
Essential before starting PP
Very useful - I wouldn't contemplate setting up in PP without attending this course!
Good range of topics covered
Very helpful to get a perspective on something totally new to me.
Very useful. I wouldn’t contemplate setting up in private practice without attending this course.
Excellent course – am enthused to start private practice after months of procrastinating.
Very useful with a good range of speakers covering different aspects.
Excellent – a great deal of new and critical information.
Superb value for money. I would wholeheartedly recommend it.
Excellent course. Effective to get you up to speed quickly with the world of private practice.
Good way of understanding what one needs! No one tells you how to start.