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Setting up in private practice course agenda
We are offering this as a full-day virtual course with post course email support and access to recordings.
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.
Get insights from a doctor working in private practice and advice from business specialists with extensive experience of advising consultants setting up in private practice.
The doctor in private practice
NHS rules governing private practice
Private medical insurance company perspective
Private hospital group perspective
Finances and marketing
Accountancy and expenses
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.