Practitioners provide examples of their Patient Consent Form so that colleagues may find it easier to create their own.
Where to obtain free advice on tax issues to help your practice management.
Does the National Health Service have a list of recommended therapists? Can a practitioner get NHS accreditation? How does one go about obtaining referrals from GPs or other health professionals?
Some points to consider before deciding whether or not to provide remote therapy via the internet (eg Skype).
Tips and information about setting up and running your own business, whether working from home, in a clinic or separate office. Includes areas such as insurance, bookkeeping, business rates, banking and other points to consider.
What can and can’t I include in my adverts? What information can I provide on my website? Overview of current views and regulations (2007) and where to go for more help.
I have been asked to provide information about a patient to a third party. Should I do it? Should I get involved in a matter that involves an ex-patient, but does not concern me? How does this request affect confidentiality clauses in my Professional Organisation’s Code of Ethics?
If you are asked to provide confirmation that a person has or is attending for treatment; or requested to provide information about the symptoms or treatment of a patient to a third party, you will need to obtain written permission from the patient before so doing. A draft form is provided here, so that you can simply print out and give to your patient.