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Legal Notices

CMA Compliance

Relationship with our Consultants

The Consultants who treat patients at St Joseph’s Hospital do so having been granted Practicing Privileges and they practice their specialities in accordance with the hospital’s terms.

None of the consultants are employed by St Joseph’s Hospital since they are self-employed practitioners.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recently issued an Order regulating the relationships between private hospitals and consultants who treat private patients or refer them for tests at the hospitals facilities (so-called “Referring Clinicians”). In accordance with this Order, hospitals and referring clinicians are prohibited from entering into any incentive schemes that are designed to encourage consultants to refer private patients to, or treat private patients at, the hospitals.

St Joseph’s Hospital does not operate any such schemes with referring clinicians.
In addition, the CMA requires hospital operators to disclose certain information about arrangements they have with referring clinicians. These arrangements include: ownership interests in the operator; the provision of certain “high value” facilities to referring clinicians; the availability of “low value” basic amenities for referring clinicians; and any remuneration for services provided by referring clinicians to the hospital. This information applies specifically to consultants who are not hospital employees and who have the ability to refer privately insured or self-paying patients for treatment or tests at the hospital.

Set out below is information about the arrangements we have with our referring clinicians.

Ownership interests

St Joseph’s Hospital is owned in partnership with a number of its referring clinicians.

Referring clinicians generally hold B & C shares which rank equally with all other shares.

Title First name Surname % ownership
Mr Phillip Alderman Click to view
Dr Nimal Balaratnam Click to view
Mr Chris Bates Click to view
Dr Sanapala Bhanumurthy Click to view
Dr Nigel Brown Click to view
Dr Philip Campbell Click to view
Mr James Cordell-Smith Click to view
Mr Aled Evans Click to view
Dr Patrick Flood-Page Click to view
Dr Victor Francis Click to view
Mr Gordon Gillespie Click to view
Dr Vivek Goel Click to view
Mrs Leena Gokhale Click to view
Mrs Rohini Gonsalves Click to view
Dr Richard Goodwin Click to view
Dr Ishan Gunatunga Click to view
Dr Husni Habboush Click to view
Dr Lloyd Harding Click to view
Mr Kartik Hariharan Click to view
Mr David Johnson Click to view
Mr Greg Jones Click to view
Mr Sujit Kadambande Click to view
Mr Ash Khurana Click to view
Mr Rohit Kulkarni Click to view
Mr Mark Lewis Click to view
Mr John Lloyd Click to view
Mr Abraham Manoj-Thomas Click to view
Mr Hemang Mehta Click to view
Mr Yogesh Nathdwarawala Click to view
Mr Huw Pullen Click to view
Mr Syed Raza Click to view
Mr David Roberts Click to view
Mr Paul Roberts Click to view
Mr Andrew Rogers Click to view
Dr Sukhdev Singh Click to view
Mr Brian Stephenson Click to view
Mr Alun Thomas Click to view

Other remuneration

St Joseph’s does not reimburse in general for services that they provide to the hospital, such as membership of Advisory Boards in the areas of Infection Control and Governance. 

Mr Rohit Kulkarni is a member of the Board of St Joseph’s Hospital Ltd for which he is entitled to draw a fee.

Facilities

Below is a list of the facilities we make available to Referring Clinicians and the rates we charge for their use. 

The following facilities are provided to Referring Clinicians at the rates set out below:

  • Referring Clinicians are able to book Consulting Rooms at a set cost
  • Consultating rooms are available on a first come, first served basis with no prioritisation 
  • Referring Clinicians are supported by nursing staff when they use Consulting Rooms without charge.

Basic amenities

St Joseph’s Hospital provides Referring Clinicians with the following basic amenities:

  • In-house training programmes from time to time to promote clinical and operational safety
  • Patient admission, billing, and related administrative services
  • Refreshments, stationery, and parking are made available to the same extent as to emplyed staff
  • General marketing and promotional activities.

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