Setting up in private practice
Setting up in private practice - overviewPractical advice for doctors looking to set up in private medical practice, including the rules that govern how to minimise the risk of conflict between private practice and NHS commitments.
Setting up as a private GPLooking to set up in private practice as a private GP? Our guidance includes information on regulations, business models and patient agreements.
Working in private practice
Working in private practice - overviewFind out more about maintaining a private practice and read our guidance on recognition with private medical insurers.
Consultants and private practiceLearn about the rights and responsibilities of consultants working in private practice, and issues relating to conflicts of interest.
SAS doctors and private practiceFind out about the rights and responsibilities of SAS doctors considering or undertaking private practice, both in the NHS and in private settings.
Employment advice for private practitionersFor information on employing staff in private practice, BMA members can use the employment advisory service. Find out more about what this covers.
Private practice and GP contracts
Private practice and GP contractsPrivate practice is significantly restricted for GMS and PMS contractors. Find out more about those restrictions as well as information about private referrals and private prescribing.
Competition and markets authority
The CMA and private practiceFind out about the Competition and Markets Authority investigation into the UK’s private healthcare market and what powers the CMA has when guarding against adverse effects on competition.
Private medical insurance
Buying private medical insuranceThe questions patients need to ask private medical insurance providers before making an informed decision.
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