Pensions continues to be a hot topic and we will be joined by Paula Peppas, NHS and Graham Crossley, Medifintech.
Adam Thompson will provide an in-depth look at the latest in GP premises, grants and rental issues.
Richard Van Mellaerts, our Keynote will be looking at the future of primary care.
- Chairman’s welcome and introduction
- Property issues
- Keynote 1: Future of primary care and key issues
- Refreshment Break
- Legal issues
- Topical financial issues affecting GP practices
- Lunch break
- Tax update
- Keynote 2: What doctors like us need from accountants like you
- Refreshment break
- NHS Pensions - Session 1
- NHS Pensions - Session 2
- NHS Pensions Q&A
- Chairman's closing remarks
- Event close
Katie is a Partner at Ramsay Brown, dealing with technical accounting and superannuation issues, and specialising in corporate matters within the medical sector. She also focuses on financial issues surrounding PCNs, including VAT, financial governance and liability management. Katie was selected as the leading accountant under 30 to represent the Institute internationally at One Young World in 2016.
Adam has over 25 years’ experience as a chartered surveyor specialising in the primary care sector. He acts for numerous GP practices as well as property developers, investors, banks and pharmacy operators. Much of his time is spent on the development of new medical centres but he also undertakes valuations, rent reviews and investment transactions.
Oliver has been acting for GPs practices since 2005 and has been involved in drawing up or amending over 500 GP partnership deeds. He advises GP practices and helps with all aspects of the partnership relationship, from putting in place the GP partnership deed, to advising you on its terms, to dealing with disputes between partners.
James has worked in the sector for over two decades and holds the role of Vice Chair of The Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants, whose members act for almost half of all GPs in the country. James spends his time working with doctors and GP practices and writes for national publications on topical matters affecting GPs.
Richard is a GP partner in Kingston Upon Thames taking a clinical interest in men’s health and mental health. He has been co-clinical director of Kingston PCN since it’s creation, and has been clinical lead for a large local vaccine site at Kingston university. He is a local GP federation medical director responsible for unscheduled care and vice chair of Kingston LMC. Since 2017 he has been South West London representative to GPC England, sitting on the working at scale subcommittee responsible for PCNs.
Paula has extensive knowledge of both NHS Pension Schemes as well as overarching pensions legislation. She worked on the 2015 NHS Pension Scheme implementation project and was the technical lead on annual allowance and scheme pays. Since October 2019, Paula has been seconded four days a week to the Department of Health and Social Care as a Senior Pensions Policy Manager, predominantly working on the McCloud.
Graham is a widely acknowledged industry expert on NHS pensions. He is the founder of Medifintech.co.uk, who provide NHS pension support for members, Financial Advisers and Accountants. He is a regular commentator on NHS pension issues in the National and Trade Press, as well as appearing on TV. He has successfully lobbied government for changes to benefit NHS pension members, as well as providing technical expertise to Unions and other organisations.
Very informative event, presented in engaging sessions.
The range of speakers was excellent, and gave a great overview of topics we don't always appreciate when dealing with the accounts.
The annual Healthcare conference remains a very important update for healthcare specialists.
A very good conference overall covering plenty of technical areas.
Wide ranging and interesting topics for the medical accounting community.
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