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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‘Managing Conflicts of Interest in the NHS’ – September 2016

NHS England has recently announced a consultation process for ‘Managing Conflicts of Interest in the NHS’ the document explaining this matter can be accessed here: Managing conflicts of interest in the NHS There are some conflicts of interest that may arise and affect the profession and LCA has no objection to the process of reviewing and […]

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Competition Commission provisional report 2013

The provisional report of the Competition Commission has concentrated on macroeconomics of the hospital/insurance market. The LCA is disappointed that the question of patient detriment has been largely ignored as has the economic impact of certain insurers are having on consultant practice. The LCA has made two submissions to the Competition Commission and will continue […]

Become a member

Become a member

LCA supports the need for professional integrity 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.

Latest News

LCA Speaker Series: Henry Marsh
19Oct
On Wednesday 17th October 2018 the LCA hosted a dinner with invited speaker Mr. Henry Marsh at the Athenaeum in Pall Mall. Mr. Marsh: a neurosurgeon, author ...
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FIPO AND THE PRIVATE HOSPITAL INFORMATION NETWORK (PHIN)
08Aug
FIPO is the recognised professional adviser to PHIN (Private Healthcare Information Network) and as such, the only professional member of the company. We hav...
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GEOFFREY GLAZER HAS RETIRED FROM THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF FIPO
08Aug
GEOFFREY GLAZER HAS RETIRED FROM THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF FIPO Geoffrey Glazer was the founding Chairman of FIPO in 2000 when he saw the need for an organisation ...
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