As a skin cancer clinic owner, you have invested time, money and hard work into your practice over the years. However, whether you are looking to pursue new ventures or are ready to retire to enjoy life after work, there may come a time when it makes sense to consider your exit options.
Being a dedicated private business with patient and industry interests at heart, we can help provide the comfort you seek as opposed to selling to a purely financial buyers which may not share your passion for your patients and practice. With us, you will not have to shut your clinic and move into a general practice. We offer ‘business as usual’ but with added benefits of access to resources and expertise. You can continue to enjoy clinical independence and send your pathology to the laboratory of your choice.
The National Skin Cancer Centres are Australia’s leading provider of skin cancer services. Developed in 1999, our model features dedicated facilities with fully equipped operating theatres, the latest diagnostic imaging technology, and nursing support with procedures and wound management to help doctors deliver exceptional patient outcomes in an enjoyable working environment. In select locations and due to high demand, we also offer skin repair and rejuvenation treatments to complement our skin cancer services. Our team consists of handpicked, specially trained medical practitioners and support staff who all share a passion for skin cancer, a common purpose and our core values.
Our innovative skin cancer centre model allows us to move skin cancer management from public hospitals to primary care and ﬁll the void in skin cancer services created by a shortage of specialists. By improving the access to inexpensive skin cancer care, we take a vital step towards reducing the mortality and morbidity of skin cancer. Our goal is to build a network of 30 centres across Australia that are centres of excellence. We have chosen to find existing centres where owners want to join a like minded group and move from an isolated environment to working with leaders in the field. Leverage off our collective clinical and business knowledge for the benefits of our patients. The decision to join us is not insignificant for you or us as a decision like this is similar to getting married. Something that requires both parties to know we are a good fit and the best for both of us long term.
The entity is a proprietary limited business and holds an ABN. This entity operates the business. We don’t purchase the entity; we only purchase the business.
We require you to ensure ongoing revenue for the business that you can influence, which is usually your personal billings. We pay a multiplier of 3 to 4 times the annual profit of the business so we would require you to stay on for 3 to 4 years.
We retain all your existing staff. They will have the option to accept employment with us which will require them to resign from your employment, but will be reemployed immediately. Just a transfer.
Sick leave and long service leave must be transferred from your business entity to us. We can also choose to transfer annual leave or it can be paid out to the employee when they transfer to us.
No, skin cancer clinics are local businesses and we acknowledge the value you have created in your brand. If you use the term ‘clinic’ in your name, we will change this to ‘centre’. We will also update your logo so that it matches our corporate brand.
We have a scholarship program with HealthCert that provides access to HealthCert education certificate courses for all our doctors and staff. The level of education available to a doctor is dependent on how many days a week they work. Generally a doctor working 30 hours a week or more will have access to one fully subsidized face-to-face course per year.
Equipment leases cannot be transferred so you would need to pay out these leases at the time of settlement.