Prof Mike Thomson

Together with Dr Muftah Eltumi, Prof Thomson provides medical advisory services to The Portland Hospital in particular in gastroenterology. In this role, he leads interactions with hospital medical staff and the hospital leadership team to assist the hospital by providing medical advice and promoting high quality, cost effective care.


In their role, they contribute to the strategy, policies and decision making regarding gastroenterology and advise HCA to ensure that care provided within the facility is appropriate and efficient. In their role, they advise on initiatives to drive clinical standards by providing professional advice on clinical governance matters and ensuring the adoption of those by colleagues in the gastroenterology area, including Total Parental Nutrition.


In addition, they work with medical insurance companies, GPs, other relevant local NHS contacts, and patients to educate and advise on relevant clinical updates to treatments in gastroenterology available in the facility. Furthermore, they advise on the accuracy of literature that may be published regarding relevant services. They will also advise on how to make the patient referral smooth to reduce stress and anxiety for patients.


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 UK. In 2021, the total paid for these services was £1,968.


HCA requires the doctors that advise us to attest that if they also practice in the NHS that they are not compromising their NHS commitments.


The information disclosed on this page in accordance with the Private Healthcare Market Investigation Order 2014 is true and accurate to the best of HCA’s knowledge and belief.


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