AISMA accountants currently advise in the order of 12,000 GPs in 3,700 practices, as well as salaried GPs, locums, specialists and consultants.
To qualify as an AISMA accountant, members must meet demanding requirements set by the Association. These include regular peer reviews to ensure standards continue to be upheld. As a result, AISMA accountants are amongst the best advisers on the accounting, finance, taxation, practice management and pension issues affecting doctors today.
For doctors seeking to grasp the opportunities arising from the new era of healthcare commissioning, AISMA accountants provide expert advice on funding, financial modelling, contract documentation and negotiations with the CCG.
By pooling statistical data from medical practices across the UK and continually sharing and exchanging expertise and knowledge, AISMA accountants have unrivalled financial intelligence on what makes the most profitable, well-managed medical practice.
AISMA accountants are attuned to the constant changes faced by the medical profession and are a reliable source of information and advice on the impact of government legislation and policy decisions made locally by primary care and acute trusts.More about AISMA
Specialist medical accountants often find practices struggling with fundamental management issues such as resource planning, increasing patient demand, what technologies to use and getting non-clinical staff to step up and take more responsibility. In this article Gaynor McIntyre, strategy consultant with AISMA accountants Condies Accountants and Advisers, offers some tips on getting your practice fit [...]
James Gransby, executive board member of the Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants, said: “Traditional GP practices are under threat from ‘last man standing’ syndrome because older partners are retiring and younger doctors are unwilling to take on the financial burden of partnership.” He continued: “To survive practices will need to adapt to working at [...]