AISMA In the News

AISMA members regularly write in the specialist GP and practice management publications, offering expert advice to doctors on the key issues of the day.

Pulse: AISMA chairman comments on primary care underspend

Bob Senior, AISMA Chairman and head of medical services at RSM UK Tax and Accounting, is quoted in a Pulse article reporting an apparent £163m underspend of the primary care budget by NHS England. Read the full article.

AISMA appoints two new committee members

The Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants (AISMA), the national network of accountancy firms specialising in the healthcare sector, has appointed James Gransby and Andrew Pow as members of its executive committee. Gransby is a partner at the Maidstone office of MHA MacIntyre Hudson where he has a growing portfolio of healthcare sector clients, includingContinue reading

Practice Management – June 2016

In this article focusing on fraud prevention, AISMA accountant Keith Taylor explains how shared accountability and control can help to protect your practice. Click here to download the full article

Practice Management: May 2016

A practice manager’s guide to the new GP contract. James Gransby, of AISMA firm MHA MacIntyre Hudson (Kent) LLP, looks at the detail behind the headlines. Click here to download the full article

Pulse: May practice diary

A recent story of a failed federation that led to GPs losing thousands of pounds highlights the need for GPs to understand their financial obligations and exposures when federating. AISMA chair Bob Senior advises GPs to consider their financial exposure before joining a federation. Visit the Pulse website to read the full article.

Practice Management: How to recruit your successor

James Gransby, accountant at AISMA firm MHA MacIntyre Hudson (Kent) LLP lists the ideal skills required for the demanding role of practice manager. Click here to download the full article.

Pulse: Will the new GP funding uplift be enough?

AISMA committee member Luke Bennett asks whether the 3.2% increase for general practice in England will meet the expenses it is intended to cover. Go to the Pulse website to read the full article.

AISMA accountants comment on GP funding uplift

The 3.2% funding uplift for general practice announced as part of the 2016/17 GMS contract could provide the first above inflation pay increase for partners in several years, according to medical accountants. Go to the Pulse website to read comments from AISMA accountants.

Pulse: Should I leave the NHS pension scheme?

Tax changes coming into force in April will impact on GP pensions. Luke Bennett, accountant and AISMA committee member, explains the changes. Click on the link to read the article on the Pulse website.

Practice Management: February 2016

AISMA accountant Luke Bennett offers some tips on the new contractual requirement to publish GP earnings online. The new rules come into force on 31 March 2016 so read on to find out more. Click to download the full article.