Required information

Low value services
BPC provides the following services to clinicians practising at the private patient unit, which are classed as low value services by the Competition and Markets Authority and are permitted by the Private Healthcare Market Investigation Order 2014 (as amended):

Corporate hospitality
BPC provided light refreshments at the Annual General Meeting of the Medical Society in 2018 at a total cost of £1,500. General corporate hospitality is classed as a low value service by the Competition and Markets Authority and is permitted by the Private Healthcare Market Investigation Order 2014 (as amended).

Higher value services
Consulting rooms and medical secretarial services are offered to all clinicians practising at the private patient unit, this is intended to ensure that a proper record of all interactions with healthcare professionals is completed, retained and made available to all relevant health care professionals caring for patients seen in the Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch NHS Foundation Trust, be that privately of under the NHS.

Financial incentives
No clinicians offering services at BPC have a financial interest in the clinic. The chair of the BPC Medical Advisory Committee is seconded from the NHS and receives no additional remuneration from BPC directly.

We submit all information required by the Private Healthcare Market Investigation Order 2014 (as amended) to The Private Healthcare Information Network. We do not submit Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs), which measure health gains for patients undergoing hip replacement, knee replacement, shoulder replacement, carpal tunnel release, TURP, cataract and nasal surgery as our patient numbers are not sufficient to have statistical significance.