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 clinicians (as defined by the Order) for the benefit of patients. Full details about the investigation and the Order can be found on the CMA web page. The information provided by Spire Healthcare below is required by the Order.

"Higher Value" Services

The services provided at Perform at St. George’s Park to referring clinicians and the amounts charged by Spire for those services are set out below:

  • Service Charges
  • Use of consulting rooms (with nursing support) £24 per hour
  • Use of consulting rooms (without nursing support) £12 per hour

"Low Value" Services

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

  • General services to ensure clinical safety (e.g. in-house training, chaperones)
  • Operational services such as patient bookings/admissions, administrative services and billing, and insurance/indemnity cover in respect of NHS patients
  • General marketing support, including production of consultant directories, promotional activities, web profiles etc.
  • Basic workplace amenities such as teas/coffees/refreshments, subsidised meals, car parking, stationery.

Clinician Financial Interests in Spire

Private hospital operators are required to disclose details of referring clinicians practising at their private facilities, who have a share or financial interest in those facilities or any equipment used there. Some clinicians practising at St. George’s Park may own shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc, which were acquired either at the admission price or through trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. The following clinicians (if any), hold less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc:

Dr Zaheer Yousef: 2,380 shares

Clinician Part-time Positions in Spire

Private hospital operators are required to disclose details of any part-time position in their private facilities held by a referring clinician in addition to exercising practising privileges at that facility. Details of such part-time positions (if any) are set out below:

Dr Mark Gillett provides sports injury management consultancy services to Spire Little Aston and St. George's Park for up to 12 days per year at a maximum of £1200 per day. Duties include marketing and business development support, clinical service development and delivering staff and external training on injury management.