Dr Prasanth Reddy

Transparency under the CMA Order 2014

 

All private healthcare operators are required under the Competition and Markets Authority Order 2014 (“The CMA Order”) to be transparent about the relationship between their doctor and the private healthcare operator. Therefore, prospective patients should be aware that (in addition to being permitted to consult with and to treat patients at our facilities) this doctor also has an advisory role with HCA UK and is paid by HCA UK for this advisory role. We describe the nature of the role below, and we indicate how much the doctor has been paid for performing the role since 1 January 2023

 

Dr Reddy provides medical advisory services for HCA's London Bridge Hospital. In his role, he leads interactions with hospital medical staff and the hospital leadership team to assist the hospital by providing medical advice and promote high quality, cost effective care.

 

In particular, Dr. Reddy provides professional advice to the CEO of the Hospital around the establishment and operation of a General Medical Physician Service. He This role extends to ensuring that service is appropriate and efficient. He provides support in ensuring ‘attending rota’ continuity and professional handover between Medical Physicians.

 

HCA UK is charged by doctors in return for their expertise and advice, including on how to operate safe hospital facilities delivering complex care. All services provided under this agreement are charged to HCA. In 2023 the total paid for these services was £28,644.

 

If a doctor provides HCA UK with medical advisory services and also practises in the NHS, HCA UK requires that doctor to attest that he/she is not compromising his/her NHS commitments in so doing.

 

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