In addition to our current schedule of events we keep a record of reports from previous open and members meetings, which can be viewed through these links:

The Changing Financial & Regulatory Landscape of Private Practice
Wednesday 14th October 2015 – click here for the programme (Adobe PDF format).

A Professional Indemnity Update.
16 October 2013, King’s Fund, London – click here for the programme (Adobe PDF format).

The FIPO/LCA Influential Speaker Series Welcomes The Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell MPMember of Parliament for Charnwood and Chair of the Health Select Committee.
5 November 2013, The Athenaeum, London – click here for the programme (Adobe PDF format).

  • The Competition Commission Initial Report, What now for Private Healthcare?
    … 11 September 2013, King’s Fund, London – This meeting there was an active discussion about the Competition Commission provisional report. There were concerns raised by the audience about the Competition Commission failure to address the issues of patients’ detriment and threats to various consultants over clinical issues. Further submissions to the Competition Commission have been made by the LCA.
  • A Professional Indemnity Update.
    … 16 October 2013, King’s Fund, London – Speakers at this meeting came from the MDU, MPS, new insurers and also Spire HealthCare which is running its own professional indemnity system. A talk by Mr ED Bishop QC revealed increasing legal changes that will impinge on doctors. The inevitable rise of claims and GMC reviews is at the moment continuing, as is the rise in annual premiums.
  • The FIPO/LCA Influential Speaker Series Welcomes The Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell MPMember of Parliament for Charnwood and Chair of the Health Select Committee.
    … 5 November 2013, The Athenaeum, London – At this well attended dinner Mr Dorrell spoke about the challenges faced by the NHS. His proposal that there should be better integration of primary and secondary care along with community care maybe be difficult to achieve although the benefits in terms of financial outcomes seem clear. Mr Dorrell was questioned in detail about some of his proposal.
  • Dinner with Sir Bruce Keogh
    … 30th October 2012. At this dinner, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh outlined some of his initial proposals on developing outcome data for the profession
  • Revalidation in the Independent Sector
    … 24th November 2009
  • Establishing and Developing Your Private Practice
    … 14th November 2009
  • Gearing Up For Success
    … Thursday 17th September 2009
  • LCA Dinner at the Athenaeum with Lord Darzi, the Health Minister
    … 9th June 2009
  • Managed Care – Inevitable or Avoidable?
    … Wednesday 20th May 2009
  • LCA Dinner at the Athenaeum with Baroness Young
    … 9th November 2008 [ LCA Members ]
  • “Connecting Conversations”
    … Tuesday 11th November 2008 [ Medical Secretaries ]
  • General Meeting for Consultants – “Developing Themes in Clinical Practice”
    … 29th October 2008 [ Private Consultants ]
  • What do Insurers want from the Profession – Cut Price or Quality?
    … Wednesday, 4th June 2008 [ LCA Members ]
  • “How to get the best out of your consultant”
    … Thursday 19th June 2008 [ Medical Secretaries ]
  • Politics, medicine, and the professions – an attack on professional independence?
    … Tuesday 11th March 2008 [ LCA Members ]
  • The Parliamentary Process – A Physician’s Diagnosis
    … Wednesday 28th November [ LCA Members ]
  • “Protecting Consultants’ Reputation”
    … Wednesday 24th October 2007 [ Private Consultants ]
  • “Get some colour into your wardrobe – and your life”
    … 26th September 2007 [ Medical Secretaries ]
  • “Meet the Insurers”
    … 23rd May 2007 [ in association with FIPO ]
  • Medical Care of the Military – from Nelson to the Gulf
    …Thursday 1st February 2007 [ LCA Members ]
  • Specialist Ophthalmology Tendering by BUPA and PPP – Implications for all Consultants
    … Wednesday 17th January 2007 [ Private Consultants ]
  • “Fitness for Work – A Seminar For Private Medical Secretaries”
    … Wednesday 31st January [ Medical Secretaries ]
  • More Turmoil in Private Practice
    … Wednesday 15th November 2006 [ LCA Members ]
  • Modernising Medical Careers; the Myths and Reality
    … 1st November 2006 [ LCA Members ]
  • Patients (and others) who are difficult and challenging; How to deal with them!
    … 18th May 2006 [ Medical Secretaries ]
  • Threats, Regulations, Appraisal, Legal Actions; What can Consultants Do?
    … 9th May 2006 [ Private Consultants ]
  • Private Dinner with Sir Graeme Catto
    … 5th April 2006 [ LCA Members ]
  • The New Face of Private Practice Entrepreneurs, Insurers & HMO’s
    … 22nd November 2005 [ Private Consultants ]
  • Dinner with Dr Michael Powers QC
    … Wednesday, 18th May 2005
  • Consultants’ Meeting – Commercial Aspects of Private Practice 2005
    … Tuesday, 12th April 2005 [ Private Consultants ]
  • Medical Secretaries – Computerisation and Electronic Billing
    … Friday, 24th February 2005 [ Medical Secretaries ]
  • How Can You Survive in Private Practice in London?
    … Wednesday, 5th October 2004 [ Private Consultants ]
  • Medical Secretaries Inaugural Meeting
    … Thursday, 30th September 2004 [ Medical Secretaries ]
  • Private Practice in 2004 – Your questions answered
    … Tuesday, 30th March 2004 [ Private Consultants ]
  • Report from the Annual General Meeting
    … Tuesday, 30th March 2004 [ Private Consultants ]
  • Legal liabilities in private practice as sole practioner or in chambers
    … Wednesday, 9th April 2003 [ Private Consultants ]
  • Improving your efficiency in private practice
    … Tuesday, 4th March 2003 [ Private Consultants ]
  • Report from the Annual General Meeting
    … Tuesday, 4th March 2003 [ Private Consultants ]
  • “Meet the Experts”, The Future of Private Practice and the impact of a New Consultant Contract
    … 30 October 2002 [ Private Consultants ]
  • “Doctors in Chambers”, Risks and benefits of Partnerships and Networks
    … 25 April 2002 [ Private Consultants ]
  • Questions, Problems & Solutions in Private Practice
    … 21st November 2001 [ Private Consultants ]
  • Report from Third Open Meeting of the LCA
    … 5th March 2001
  • Report from Second Open Meeting of the LCA
    … 14th March 2000
  • Report from First Open Meeting of the LCA
    … 30th June 1999