Venue

How to write a good medico-legal report

The ‘Jackson reforms’ in civil court procedure are close upon us. Extended ‘tracks’, fixed fees and non-recoverability of success fees will force lawyers to take a close look at the costs incurred in presenting an injury claim and how most efficiently to put the claim together, writes barrister and author Giles Eyre.

Setting up in private practice: at-a-glance guidance

Many consultants consider private practice to generate more income. The current size of the UK private healthcare market is about £4bn with 7.5 million insured patients (13% of the population). About 19% of the market is self-pay.