Compliance with CMA Order 2014

The Competition and Markets Authority (the “CMA”) published the Private Healthcare Market Investigation Order 2014 (the “Order”) following its investigation into the private healthcare industry.

Full details about the investigation and the Order can be found on the CMA webpage:

https://www.gov.uk/cma-cases/private-healthcare-market-investigation

Below is the information provided by The Stoneygate Eye Hospital:

Please note, The Stoneygate Eye Hospital regularly publishes all private patient feedback data to the Private Healthcare Information Network, further information and statistics can be found by visiting their website at www.phin.org.uk

Conflict of Interest Statement

Please note Leicestershire Consultant Eye Surgeons LLP – t/a The Stoneygate Eye Hospital is owned by the LLP run by consultants and their services are paid for. All six consultant directors own an equal share of the LLP, equalling 16.66% per head.

All patients have a choice of being treated/operated on at any of the private facilities in Leicester i.e. Nuffield Health Leicester, Spire Leicester and as a private patient at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, or any other facility where the consultant has practicing privileges and or admitting rights.

If you have any further questions on the above, please email: patient@thestoneygateeyehospital.com

Lower Value Services

The following “low-value” services are also provided to consultants at The Stoneygate Eye Hospital:

  • General services to ensure clinical safety (e.g. FGM, First Aid, Core of Knowledge)
  • Consultant administrative services, patient booking, letters, typing services, CMA approved letters, insurance & patient billing
  • Basic workplace amenities such as teas/coffees/refreshments, car parking & stationery

Higher Value Services

The following “high-value” services are also provided to consultants at The Stoneygate Eye Hospital:

  • Administrative and secretarial services.
  • Indemnity contributions in respect of private patients.
  • Use of clinic rooms.

Corporate hospitality

Currently, the Stoneygate Eye Hospital does not offer corporate hospitality to referring clinicians however, the Stoneygate Eye Hospital does provide food & drink for consultants at the monthly medical advisory committee (MAC). The value of the food does not exceed £200 for all six consultants and other senior management members.

All referring clinicians are also invited to the annual Christmas celebration, where the cost per head does not exceed £100.