Global Regulatory Affairs Specialist Elc Group Appoints Former Mhra Expert Medical Assessor

John Warren is a world renowned clinical scientist holding triple specialist accreditation in the UK in General Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology and Cardiology. He is the author of over 100 publications in international journals on the physiology and pharmacology of the autonomic system and a book on the Endothelium. John was a member of the European Scientific Advice Working Party from 2003 to 2010 and the European Pharmacokinetic Subgroup of the Efficacy Working Party from 2007 to 2008. He contributed to the EU Notes for Guidance on Asthma, COPD, ARDS and Bioequivalence. Previously he was a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant at the National Heart & Lung Institute, London. He was also a Member of the Editorial Board of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics and Microvascular Research and is currently Executive Editor for the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and member of the Joint Speciality Committee for Clinical Pharmacology of the Royal College of Physicians of London. Speaking about the appointment, ELC GROUP CEO Marco Rubinstein said: We are honoured to have an expert of Johns calibre join our advisory board and bring his exceptional knowledge and experience to ELC GROUP. ELC Groups Business Development Manager Akhil Jain added: “We are very pleased to welcome John to ELC GROUP’s already exceptional Advisory Board. His academic contributions and vast experience in Regulatory Affairs make him a valuable new addition to our team. Commenting on his appointment, John Warren said: ELC GROUP is a rapidly growing leading industry expert in global regulatory affairs consulting. I look forward to contributing to the continued strategic success of the company and bringing my experience of Regulatory Affairs to the work of the Advisory Board. — ends — About ELC Group: ELC GROUP is a full-service global provider of regulatory affairs consultancy. ELC GROUP delivers a complete service solution covering all aspects of Regulatory Affairs for medicinal products, medical devices, cosmetics, food supplements and foods for special medicinal purposes. ELC GROUP also provides specialist REACH regulatory services to the Chemical industry and Corporate Language solutions for Automotive, Chemical and Defense industries. ELC GROUPs worldwide network of professionals spans all major Regulatory Affairs services across the key healthcare vertical markets of Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Clinical, Consumer Healthcare, Medical Devices, Nutraceuticals and Veterinary. The team ranges from former FDA investigators to individuals with over 30 years of industry experience and broad capabilities, including in the areas of integrated advanced technologies, Regulatory Affairs consulting and commercialisation services.

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BW Medical Accountants grow Newcastle team

Rachel Ormston

As a medical services accountant at BW Medical Accountants, Ann is responsible for managing the clients financial accounts as well as providing strategic advice. Ann started her career managing the finances for her husbands retail chemist business. After roles at accountancy practices John Bell & Co, Robson Laidler and RMT, where she gained experience and developed her expertise in the industry, Ann joined BW Medical Accountants, the Norths first and only niche practice that solely focuses on the healthcare sector. Ann said: It is a pleasure to be part of an excellent team of people at BW Medical Accountants, who work well together and have extensive knowledge and experience in medical finance. Healthcare is a very diverse area and GPs and dentists are unique in the sense that they are responsible for managing a business as well as the health of their patients, and to balance the two is a continually changing, challenging environment. BW Medical Accountants brings together specialist experienced staff in order to provide high quality accountancy and tax services alongside sound financial management advice to enable our healthcare clients to run efficient, effective businesses. New to the team is Tina Milligan from Whitley Bay, a highly experienced accountant and qualified maths teacher with a proven track record in the preparation of accounts for medical professionals. Her new role as medical services accountant will see her manage the preparation of medical accounts for clients and NHS pension forecasting as well as advising and supporting clients on all aspects of their accounting systems. After working as an accounts assistant at South Birmingham Health Authority and management accountant at Newcastle United Football Club, Tina moved to RMT as a medical accountant, where she was responsible for the preparation of partnership accounts for GP surgeries and the production of final accounts including personal expenses, private income and pension forecasts. Tina said: Working in the accountancy profession allows me to indulge my passion for problem solving. I enjoy working with healthcare professionals as I feel that I am caring for the carers and by working with like-minded colleagues in an open environment where ideas can be shared, I believe we have something truly unique to offer our clients. Rachel Ormston has also joined the team as a medical services accountant. Rachel, from Walbottle in Newcastle, has worked in the accountancy sector for five years, gaining experience in medical accounts for GPs and the dental industry. Following a role as an accounts trainee at Robson Laidler in Newcastle, Rachel took up a post as a medical accountant at RMT, where she further developed her knowledge of financial accounting systems for medical practices, including partnerships and individuals. Her new role takes in the full preparation of financial accounts for both medical professionals and GP practices and she is passionate about her work and the industry. BW Medical Accountants is a unique accountancy practice offering specialist knowledge in all areas of medical finance, whether you are a dental associate, hospital consultant or a GP practice. By helping to provide an outstanding service to clients and assisting them with any queries they may have, we can provide a service that no one else can offer. I enjoy working within the healthcare sector, as it is a unique field to work in. “I like to be there not only to prepare the accounts but also help or advise clients in any way I can and use my skills to provide a level of service that professionals in the healthcare profession truly understand and value.” Keith Taylor, Head of Medical Services, BW Medical Accountants, said: We are delighted to welcome Ann, Tina and Rachel to the team. Their financial and management experiences in the medical sector will add to the considerable expertise already on offer to the medical professions. We estimate that less than 50 per cent of GP practices are currently supported by specialist medical accountants, so its our aim to help as many medical professionals as possible manage their finances and navigate the challenges facing the sector.



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