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Aug
29

The Members’ Only Area

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
What's Inside The Members Area? The aim of the members’only login area is to provide a central point of contact for Dispex members - all your members benefits at a glance. By utilising this area you will be kept up to date with developments within the NHS and have instant access to our monthly publications and special offers. Website Key Features Include...
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Aug
29

Do you know your DRUMs?

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Ask yourself the following three questions:- Can DRUMs be carried out over the phone with a patient? Is a DRUM intended to replace a health consultation with a prescriber? Is a DRUM the same as an MUR offered by a retail pharmacy? If you have answered YES, to any of the above questions then its time to consider  attending one of our DRUMS training courses, as the correct an...
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Aug
28

Nomad Clear Trays -how they can help your patients

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The Nomad Clear system is designed for patients in the community who need help ensuring they take their medicines regularly in order to achieve the best health outcome!  This system offers three tray types:- The original Dispex Nomad Clear tray is light and compact, safe and very easy to use. The transparent tray and seal ensures that  th...
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Aug
28

FREE Webinar

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Free Webinar: Are you ready for flexible working requests? Tuesday 2nd September 2014  11:00 a.m Duration: Approximately 45 minutes Cost: Free As an employer you mu...
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Aug
27

NHSBSA adds CD monitoring, repeat Rx to portal [DDA News]

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
NHSBSA adds CD monitoring, repeat Rx to portal Reinstates twenty leading cost drugs by Charles Gladwin 26th of August 2014 NHS Business Services Authority has added  controlled drug monitoring to its Information Services Portal. In addition, it has added repeat dispensing reports and reinstated the Twenty Leading Cost Drugs report. CD Monitoring comprises 23 reports t...
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Aug
27

MPs raise concerns about stock shortages [DDA News]

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
MPs raise concerns about stock shortages APPG calls for urgent action as generics problems increase by Charles Gladwin 15th of August 2014 Parliamentarians are calling for "urgent action" to tackle medicines stock shortages. While branded medicines shortages appear to be "less visible" than two years ago, the All-Party Pharmacy Group says problems with generics&#...
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Aug
27

Free Webinar: Questions you can and cannot ask at the job interview

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Monday 1st September 2014     11:00am Duration: Approximately 45 minutes  Cost: Free Did you know that someone who is not an employee can still easily take you to employment tribunal? Even at the job interview stage there are a number of questions that you are prohibited to ask. HR expert Amanda Chadwick will outline what you should not ask and explain some of the pit...
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Aug
27

Controlled Drugs Courses & Products

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Controlled Drugs Training Courses -  Autumn 2014 All You Need to Know on This Thorny Topic This course is designed to ensure that you are complying with the requirements of the law on controlled drugs. From purchasing to dispensing we help you with the entire process of holding and managing controlled drug stock. The course is suitable as a grounding for new dispensers to ...
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Aug
27

FAQ Is Controlled Drugs (CD) Training Course right for you?

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Frequently Asked Questions IS DISPEX CONTROLLED DRUGS (CD) TRAINING COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU? What can I expect to gain from this training session? This course will provide delegates with detailed up-to-date information on the legislation covering controlled drugs, how it affects the work of a GP practice and provides guidance on the writing of SOPs. This course is aimed at experienced di...
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Aug
20

Autumn Training - Places Going Fast!

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Training Places Going Fast! If you or your colleagues are interested in booking on any of our Autumn training courses we would strongly urge you to send us your booking form as soon as possible, as some courses have limited availability and the two courses below are now fully booked. OCTOBER  FULLY BOOKED COURSES: 1st, Business Management of the Dispensary - Sussex 23...
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Aug
14

MSD APPOINTS CELESIO UK AS ITS EXCLUSIVE WHOLESALER DISTRIBUTION PARTNER

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
MSD APPOINTS CELESIO UK AS ITS EXCLUSIVE WHOLESALER DISTRIBUTION PARTNER MSD has appointed AAH Pharmaceuticals Ltd, part of Celesio UK as its exclusive wholesaler distribution partner in the UK. From 1st October 2014, AAH pharmaceuticals Ltd will distribute MSD products across the UK to pharmacies, hospitals, GP’s and Family Planning Clinics. Commenting on the announcement Cormac T...
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Aug
13

Change to Drug Tariff listing for Dexamfetamine 5mg/5ml

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The PSNC website states that: "With effect from 1st August 2014, Dexamfetamine 5mg/5ml oral solution will move to Part VIIIA of the Drug Tariff and the listing for Dexamfetamine 5mg/5ml oral suspension will be deleted. Contractors dispensing prescriptions for unlicensed Dexamfetamine 5mg/5ml oral solution and suspension in July must ensure that they are included in the July sub...
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Aug
13

SLS Changes August 2014

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Revisions to the Selected Scheme List (Drug Tariff Part XVIIIB) Changes have been made effective from the 1st of August to the Selected List Scheme [SLS] regulations removing generic sildenafil from the list of medicines that may be prescribed only where they meet the SLS requirements. Therefore prescriptions which have been written generically for sildenafil no longer require ...
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Aug
6

Free Webinar: How to turn around underperforming workers

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Questions you can and cannot ask at the job interview Monday 1st September 2014                             11:00am Duration: Approximately 45 minutes  Cost: Free Did you know that someone who is not an employee can still easily take you to employment tribunal? Even at the job interview stage there are a numbe...
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Aug
6

Free Webinar: The benefits of outsourcing HR for SME's

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Free Webinar: The benefits of outsourcing HR for SME's Tuesday 12th August 2014  11:00am Duration: Approximately 45 minutes Cost: Free When you are running a sm...
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Aug
6

Generic sildenafil regulations relaxed

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Generic sildenafil regulations relaxed England allows free prescribing By Ailsa Colquhoun 5th of August Restrictions on the prescribing of sildenafil, apomorphine hydrochloride, moxisylyte hydrochloride and thymoxamine hydrochloride have been lifted, following new legislation coming into force from 1st of August. The new regulations, The National Health Service (Genera...
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Aug
6

PIP Code Update [DDA News]

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
PIP code demand update GPC advises: Don't pay 1st of August  By Ailsa Colquhoun Practices should not pay invoices from Chemist+Druggist (C+D) demanding payment for the PIP Code licence, the GPC has said following discussions with NHS England. The GPC, the Dispensing Doctors' Association (DDA) and NHS England believe that because practices order through a wholesaler, whi...
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Aug
4

Poppitts Device in Action

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Poppitts De-blistering Device An aid for dispensers, pops tablets from foil packs and is essential for surgeries' that use Dispex Clear MDS trays £299 + VAT (inc p+p and 12 months warranty) Delivery 10-14 working days How to Order Online:    login to the members' area Tel:         01604 859000 Fax:        01604 859687 ...
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Aug
1

A Chance to Win an iPad Air!

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
A chance to win an iPad Air! (the Prize Draw has now closed) Win your dispensary an iPad Air – invaluable for logging onto www.dispex.net or www.dispensingdoctor.org to find out all the latest news and information vital for running a successful dispensary. Simply fill in the Dispex Gazette Survey form in the Member's area to enter the prize draw. All survey...
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