Medical practitioners

Medical practitioners

Lentells Medical Division

Medical Division

We understand that running a successful medical practice is highly demanding; not only do you need first class medical knowledge but also the skills of managing a modern profitable business. Our specialist medical department is jointly managed by Lentells Directors, Jo Fursman FCCA, Rob Wegner FCCA, Jane Jordan FCCA, Ed Paull FCCA, Shirley Whittle FCCA, Tracey Turner FCCA and Associate Director Andrew Spear FCCA through the Lentells office in Chard.


Jo has an in depth knowledge of medical practices and has several years experience in dealing with GP practitioners and other medical related clients. Rob has been with Lentells for 8 years and acts for a number of medical practices ranging from smaller single practice entities to large multi-partner businesses as well as acting for locums and salaried GPs. Since 1994, Jane has specialised in acting for healthcare clients, including GP's, care homes and other healthcare professionals. Ed has been specialising with medical clients for numerous years and deals with all areas of the GP Contract, including related taxation and NHS pension issues. Shirley has over 20 years experience of looking after medical clients and her portfolio has included GP practices, Locums and Hospital Consultants. Tracey has been with Lentells for over 14 years and looks after a portfolio of clients including GP Practices, locums and other healthcare professionals. Andrew is a recognised expert in medical practitioner services and professional partnerships and has lectured widely across the South West on financial issues for GP practices. 


We currently deal with approximately 200 medical practices as well as a range of consultants, dentists, nursing homes and complementary practitioners. Our experienced team of professionals will give you expert advice and support allowing you to focus on running your business. Our in depth knowledge ensures we are able to provide advice on VAT, pensions, practice property, issues, partnership agreements, all financial impacts of the new GMS contract, PMS funding and contracts and practice based commissioning. 



We also supply the full range of support services such as:

  • Bookkeeping – offering advice on systems or full bookkeeping service
  • Accounting – quick, accurate year-end accounts, allowing you to plan ahead
  • Tax Planning – utilising allowances to minimise liabilities
  • Management Accounts – interpreting the data to provide you with invaluable management information
  • Budget Forecasting – managing your resources to ensure cash flow and profitability
  • Drawings Projections – the important question of how much you will earn
  • Partnership Agreements – advice when changing partners or altering agreements
  • Practice Premises – cost rent, notional rent, tax allowances
  • Capital and Re-financing - raising money for expansion and development
  • Payroll - staff payroll including the NHS pension scheme 


For more information about our Medical Division and how we can help you and your practice please contact any of the Directors below. We offer a free, no obligation initial consultation to review your circumstances and demonstrate how Lentells can meet all your accountancy requirements. 


To watch the recordings from our spring Webinars for Practice Finance Staff please click here. 


To read some testimonials from some of our existing clients, please click here.


Please browse our library of medical articles, past copies of our specialist medical newsletter GP Money Matters and notes from our regular medical seminars.


Listen to the latest episode of the Lentells Podcast here. 

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