Under the CMA’s Order, private hospital operators are required to publish, in relation to any part-time role held by any referring clinician who also has practicing privileges at a hospital, a summary of the duties performed under that role and details of payments made in connection with that role.
Mr James Halstead holds practicing privileges at Yorkshire Clinic as a consultant surgeon with a number of clinical interests including bariatric surgery. He also provides advice to Ramsay Health Care as a Bariatric Medical Adviser to Ramsay’s Weight Loss Service.
The duties connected with this part-time role are, in summary: the provision of clinical support to Ramsay Health Care on all issues relating to weight loss surgery so as to ensure a safe and effective Weight Loss Service; the setting of national standards for the Service and the monitoring of them; providing support to Ramsay’s Weight Loss consultants professionally and clinically; professional development, related clinical governance management; and strategic contribution to the Weight Loss Service.
The payment made in connection with this role is in the region of £10,000 per annum.