Mr Daren Francis

Mr Francis provides professional advice on Lower GI matters to the Digestive & Renal Disease Department at HCA. In this 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, including contributing to the implementation of policies and processes.

 

Mr Francis contributes to the strategy, policies and decision making regarding Advanced Colorectal Surgery and advises HCA to ensure that care provided within the Advanced Colorectal Surgery at the hospital is appropriate and efficient. He advises on initiatives to drive clinical standards by providing professional advice on clinical governance matters and ensuring the adoption of those by colleagues in the Advanced Colorectal Surgery Unit. He co-Chairs the Wellington Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) for GI & Hepato-Pancreato-Billary. He participates in educational seminars.

 

In addition, he works with medical insurance companies, GPs, other relevant local NHS contacts, and patients to educate and advise on relevant clinical updates to treatments available in the facility

 

Furthermore, he advises on the accuracy of literature that may be published regarding relevant services. He advises 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 £4,293.

 

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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