The Private Healthcare Market Investigation Order was published by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in October 2014, following a review of private healthcare provision at that time. Full details about the CMA Order can be found here.
Private hospitals are required to publish certain information about their relationship with consultant partners and referring clinicians. We are happy to comply with this requirement in keeping with our values to be fair, honest and transparent at all times.
Please see the required information below:
Higher Value Services Provided to Consultants
The Hamptons Hospital has a number of on-site consulting rooms, which are available to any consultant with Practising Privileges (PPs), on a non-discriminatory basis and on equivalent terms in accordance with the CMA order. Consulting rooms are charged at a fair market rate, as detailed in the table below.
The Hamptons Hospital does not currently provide private secretarial support for consultants, but does freely provide practice management support with auto-generated clinical records via the patient administration system.
The Hamptons Hospital does not offer a fee collection service to consultants, except as a free service to all participating consultants where fees form part of a self-pay package price or NHS Procedure Tariff.
Consulting room rental
Details to be provided
Not currently provided
Professional fee collection
Not currently provided
Lower Value Services Provided to Consultants
The Hamptons Hospital provides a number of other support services to consultants free of charge.
These are offered equally to all clinicians with practising privileges working at the hospital.
Services to ensure a safe and effective clinical pathway
Clinical Governance Framework including Medical Director and Advisory Committee support
Operational Policies and Procedures
Access to IT systems as appropriate for patient care
Maintenance of clinical equipment provided by the hospital
In-house training including mandatory e-learning modules
Monitoring professional and clinical documentation
Monitoring of compliments, complaints and incidents via Radar Healthcare system
To the extent that amenities are available to staff and persons working at The Hamptons Hospital generally. Including:
Beverages such as tea and coffee free of charge
Free car parking and electric vehicle charging as appropriate whilst on site.
Private Practice Development
The Hamptons Hospital offers support with consultant on-boarding and clinic development, including promotion of the practice of clinicians with valid practicing privileges. Such as:
Profile and Photograph on the hospital website and consultant directory listings
General marketing collateral (digital, print and merchandise)
Educational event speaker opportunities and Referrer relationship building activities
Promotional events for potential patient awareness and education
Clinician Financial Interest
Private hospitals are required to disclose the details of any referring clinicians who have a financial interest in the hospital’s facilities or equipment.
Equity Participation Schemes
There are no consultants with financial interests in equipment used or services and facilities operated within or at The Hamptons Hospital.
Consultant Part time positions and payments
Consultants who are part time employed and receive payment will be listed on our website at time of opening. This will include their role at The Hamptons Hospital, including Clinical Advisory Services.
The Hamptons Hospital has not held or contributed to any corporate hospitality events to date.
Any hospitality events held in future will be designed to support cordial relations within the medical community and will be reasonable and proportionate in value.
Further useful outcome statistics for The Hamptons Hospital will be made available on the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) website once the hospital has been operational for a period of time.