Mr Mike Hayton

Internationally renowned expert hand and wrist surgeon


Mr Mike Hayton is a specialist Orthopaedic Consultant, practicing exclusively in hand and wrist surgery. He is an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Liverpool and University of Salford as part of the Human Bone Cell research group. His NHS practice is at Wrightington Hospital.

Mr Hayton has a special interest in sports medicine and is the hand surgeon to many professional sports teams and national sporting bodies. Mr Hayton is the Founding Fellow in the Faculty of Sports and Exercise (FFSEM UK) and is an examiner of the faculty. He regularly lectures nationally and internationally and has been invited to lecture at the American Society of Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and the American Association of Hand Surgery (AAHS) on multiple occasions.

Mr Hayton’s research is often published in American and European literature and he is an examiner for the Intercollegiate Board of Examinations for the FRCS (trauma and orthopaedics)

Professional background


Mr Hayton BSC(hons), MBChB FRCS(Trauma and Orth), FFSEM(UK) begun his specialist training with a Whiston Hospital Plastic Surgery Hand Fellowship, followed by a Wrightington Hospital Fellowship and as a visiting Resident at The Mayo Clinic in the USA.

Professional memberships include The British Orthopeadic Association, British Society of Surgery of Hand, British Elbow and Shoulder Society and an international member of The American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH).

Services provided to HCA


Mr Mike Hayton provides medical advisory services for The Manchester Institute of Health and Performance within the role of Medical Director. In his role Mr Hayton leads interactions with hospital medical staff and the hospitals leadership team to assist the hospital by providing medical advice and promote high quality, cost effective care.

In his role, he contributes to the strategy, policies and decision making regarding orthopaedic treatments and advises HCA to ensure that care provided within the facility is appropriate and efficient. In his role, Mr Hayton 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 orthopaedics area.

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 in orthopaedics available in the facility. Furthermore, he advises on the accuracy of literature that may be published regarding relevant services. He will also advise 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. From January to December 2016, the total charge was 47,375.00

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.