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 increasing transparency in these areas.
Please find a statement from FIPO below:
The Royal College of Surgeons have also made a short statement and can be seen via the link below.
Statement on Conflicts of Interest and Private Practice
You may give your views on this via the link below.