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Jan
23

Getting Patients to Collect Finished Prescriptions

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
During a break at the Dispensing Doctors’ Association Conference back in October I sat down with Richard Kay of Pharma Storage Solutions to chat about recent events in the dispensing doctor world and how dispensary design could prove some solutions. Richard and I had sat through various talks of great interest, but the real buzzword was around SOPs and how to deal with the upcomin...
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Jan
23

2.4m Workers to Get a Pay Rise

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has announced the new increased rates of National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage. The increases will affect 2.4 million workers. From April 2019, minimum pay rates will increase as follows: ·        National Living Wage (workers aged 25+) – from £7.83 to £8.21 per hour ·  &...
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Jan
23

Transforming Your Dispensary Through Automation

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Big interview: Transforming dispensing through automation Ryszard Cygan reckons his pharmacy in Spalding, Lincolnshire, is among the most automated in the country. He's invested heavily in robots to protect his dispensing business from threats such as 100-hour competitors and internet pharmacies, by delivering unparalleled convenience to his patients. He tells Dispex about the secre...
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Jan
23

January 2019 Drug Tariff Changes

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Carbimazole 10mg tablets 100 Category C Macleods Pharma UK Ltd will be: 100 Category A Carbimazole 15mg tablets 100 Category C Macleods Pharma UK Ltd will be: 100 Category A Etoricoxib 30mg tablets 28 Category C Arcoxia will be: 28 Category A ...
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Jan
18

Gluten-free Prescribing Restricted to Bread and Mixes

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Gluten-free Prescribing Restricted to Bread and Mixes Click here to read more ...
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Jan
17

Dispex Clear MDS Trays £74.95 + VAT FREE Delivery!

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Happy New Year! Don't forget that Dispex Clear MDS Trays are ONLY £74.95 + VAT for a complete box of 250 trays, seals, card inserts and sticky tabs. You also get FREE next day delivery - can your current supplier beat that? CL01 - 250 trays £74.95 + VAT CL08 - 250 trays £60.00 + VAT [no plastic lid] XL01 - 100 trays £55.10 + VAT [larger size for more medicatio...
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Jan
17

New Year's Resolutions 2019

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Happy New Year! 2018 has seen a drop in income across most dispensing doctor practices; mainly this is due to patients taking their prescriptions elsewhere, drops in Category M reimbursement prices, less Manufacturer Discount Schemes and overall drops in dispensing margin. So what can you do about this? Here are my top tips for 2019. Purchasing Generics – make sure you are purchas...
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Jan
8

Prescription Direction by BMA

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
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Jan
8

Petition to Abolish the One Mile Rule

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Petition to Abolish the One Mile Rule by Annette Drake Rural dispensing practices in this country need to all sign this petition (including your patients) to keep rural dispensing safe and secure for the future Click here to read more     ...
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Jan
8

DDA News Update-Brexit

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
DDA News Update by Matthew Isom of the DDA Click here to read more ...
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