MedicalAccountancy Services

Expert advice and personal service, tailored to the unique challenges facing those in the healthcare sector. From accounts and tax, to guidance on partnership agreements, property finance advice, succession planning and more.


The most helpful accountant I have ever had in 22 years in the GP world.

Shorts’ Healthcare team understand the complex issues affecting today’s medical and healthcare professionals. Led by Ceri Lewis, our dedicated team has the knowledge and extensive experience required to provide high quality advice that is delivered in a personal way.

We are specialists in all aspects of GP practice finance, and have 35 years’ experience advising on complex issues and challenges facing practices. Our team develops long term relationships with with our clients, becoming an integral part of your management team, and being there to provide support that you can trust all throughout the year.

Shorts are proud to have been actively involved in the creation and development of AISMA.

How our team can help

Our dedicated medical accountancy specialists have a wealth of experience in providing a diverse range of advice and services to those in the healthcare sector, including the following:

  • Timely GP practice accounts, which accurately reflect the partners’ interests in the business, produced in a way the GP partners can clearly understand.
  • Income tax projections and associated tax planning, ensuring payments are minimised and planned well in advance
  • Preparation of accurate annual certificates of pensionable profits, and assistance with the NHS Superannuation Scheme for GPs
  • Guidance on partnership agreements including clauses on incoming and outgoing partners, property, profit allocation, superannuation and taxation
  • Advice on property finance and structures, with strong links to potential funders
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Additional healthcare accountancy services

  • Detailed support for practices regarding mergers and acquisitions
  • Succession planning, partnership changes, and partnership dispute resolutions
  • Bookkeeping services
  • VAT advice including partial exemption issues and compliance
  • Inheritance tax and will planning
  • IT support and guidance

A founding member of AISMA Accountants

Shorts are one of the founding members of AISMA (The Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants).

This means we are able to provide expert advice on the accounting, finance, taxation and pension issues facing doctors today.

Practices can be assured that to qualify as AISMA accountants, members must meet demanding requirements set by the association, and are regularly reviewed to ensure that these standards are always upheld.

The Shorts Medical Accountancy team is here to support you through the unique challenges of the healthcare sector

Meet our team

Get in touch with our team today to see how we can help you.

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