Dr Katharine Pigott

Together with Dr Alison Jones, Dr Pigott provides medical advisory services for HCA's Leaders in Oncology Care. In their role, they lead 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 this role, they contribute to the strategy, policies and decision making regarding breast care 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 breast care.


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 breast care 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.


These doctors are responsible for monitoring and reporting of all treatment outcomes for the facility including a comprehensive audit of treatment outcomes. They assist HCA in preparation and implementation of policies and procedures for the facility to ensure quality assurance and compliance with all relevant UK legislation and regulations.


These doctors assist HCA in thinking about how to ensure patients are able to easily access the unit allowing more patients to access care. Where appropriate, these doctors recruit and support the specialist clinical staff needed for the ongoing operation of the unit.


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 2020, the total paid to Dr Pigott for these services was £14,839. Until 31 August, the total paid for these services in 2021 is £30,211.


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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