About LCA

The London Consultants’ Association comprises leading consultants in the capital who work in a variety of private hospitals. Formed in 1998, the association’s principle objective to maintain the independence of private medical practice and to defend the freedom of choice for patients and doctors.

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Become a member

Become a member

LCA supports the need for professional integrity, mentorship and maintenance of standards, and believes in professional self regulation, as is being proposed by the Royal Colleges and government registered organisations, rather than regulation by insurers.

Doctors

Membership of the LCA is open to all recognised consultants working in London (loosely defined as within the M25). Associate membership is available for general practitioners and other consultants outside London.

Patients

If you want to learn something about private medical care in the UK then please browse the following pages.

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Latest News

London Consultants Association Announces New Chairman
14Nov
Mr Ellis Downes, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, is taking over as chairman of the LCA from Dr Mark Vanderpump. Mr Downes is keen to build on the ...
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IHPN Launch “Refresh” of Medical Governance Framework for Independent Providers
23Oct
The Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) has published an updated and refreshed Medical Practitioners Assurance Framework (MPAF). All doctors in p...
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ISCAS revises Code for Complaints Management
03Apr
The Independent Sector Complaints Adjudication Service (ISCAS) has revised its code of conduct for the management of IS complaints. The Code offers hospital ...
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LCA welcomes Government’s response to the Paterson enquiry
28Feb
The London Consultants Association supports the comments of FIPO and welcomes the Government’s response to the Paterson enquiry and the need for transparen...
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LCA Christmas Newsletter
17Dec
LCA Christmas Newsletter Dear Colleagues, I am writing to bring you up to date with some of the work, events and developments that the LCA has been engaged w...
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LCA Christmas dinner 2021
12Nov
LCA Christmas dinner   The last two years have been difficult to say the least and so we would like to leave 2021 on a merry and festive note by hosting a di...
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