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How we work with our doctors
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 https://www.gov.uk/cma-cases/private-healthcare-market-investigation. The information provided by Aspen Healthcare below is required by the Order.
At Aspen Healthcare we work with our doctors to ensure they can focus on high quality patient care. In keeping with one of Aspen Healthcare’s core values ‘Investing in Excellence’ we supply in depth training and development for all of our staff.
Aspen Healthcare is committed to complying with the CMA Order, and is highly engaged with the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) in order to ensure we supply the required data.
Higher and Lower Value Services
Each of Aspen’s sites publishes these services on their own websites under the “Patient Information” tab.
Clinician Financial Interests in Aspen Healthcare
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. Some clinicians may own shares in their practising facility. Relevant shares/financial interests are published on sites’ websites under the “Patient Information” tab.
To read about CMA Compliance at each of our hospital sites please click on the relevant link below: