Consultants snub BUPA's partnership planBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7092.1433j (Published 17 May 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1433
- Linda Beecham
Consultants have criticised the partnership arrangements proposed by BUPA, the independent health company and health insurer.
The BMA's private practice committee has advised doctors not to sign up with the partnership. And after conducting a poll of its members, the Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association called the proposals “unprofessional and an insult.”
BUPA has offered doctors an annual 5% bonus …