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CMA Compliance

Specific information about our relationship with consultants, including key charges made by Clatterbridge Private Clinic and any financial interests in Clatterbridge Private Clinic by referring consultants are set out below.

Compliance with CMA Order 2014

In October 2014, the Competition and markets Authority (the “CMA”) published the Private Healthcare Market Investigation Order 2014 (the “Order”) following its investigation into the private healthcare industry. The order imposed requirements on private hospital operators to disclose certain information in relation to referring clinic as (as defined by the Order) for the benefit of patients. Full details about the investigation and the Order can be found on the CMA webpage. The information provided by Clatterbridge Private Clinic below is required by the Order.

“Higher Value” Services

Clatterbridge Private Clinic does not provide any chargeable services to referring clinicians.

“Low Value” Services

The following “low-value” services are provided to referring clinicians with practising privileges at this hospital:

Corporate Hospitality events for referring clinicians

Corporate hospitality events held by the hospital at no charge to referring clinicians are set out below, together with the cost of providing such events:

Clinician Financial Interests in Clatterbridge Private Clinic

Private hospital operators are required to disclose details of referring clinicians practising at their facilities, who have a share or financial interest in those facilities or any equipment used there.

Clatterbridge Private Clinic does not have any clinicians who have a share or financial interest in those facilities or any equipment used there.

Clinician Advisory services to Clatterbridge Private Clinic

Private hospital operators are required to disclose details of certain paid services provided by referring clinicians to private hospitals operators in addition to exercising practising privileges at that hospital.

This does not currently apply to consultants at Clatterbridge Private Clinic.