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Oct
30

Macmillan Coffee Morning

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN COMPANY NEWS
Macmillan Cancer Support. We all know the name but do we all really understand what the charity does? Macmillan are there when you need it most. They believe that no one should face cancer alone. Their millions of professionals, volunteers and supporters are there for when you need a friendly face, someone to talk to or just help with daily life. Providing advice on work and financial ma...
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Oct
24

Last 2014 Controlled Drug Training Date

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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Oct
23

Stock Up For The Autumn And Save-Dispex Nomad Trays

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Dispex Nomad Clear MDS Trays -  Stock Up For The Autumn And Save  Dispex Members Nomad Clear Original  CL01 Normal Price £93.95 Per box (250 trays) Members’ Special Offer Order 5 boxes (5x250 per box) and receive an enhanced 12% Members’ discount PLUS we will waive the £12.95 delivery fee! Saving on Trays = £29.95 (5 boxes) (...
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Oct
22

UPDATED October 2014 Price Concessions

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The Department of Health have granted the following price concessions for October 2014: Drug name Pack size Price concession Amantadine 100mg capsules (NEW) 56 £19.80 Amiloride  5mg tablets 28 £18.00 Co-amilofruse 2.5/20 tablets 28 £4.32 Co...
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Oct
22

Places Going Fast - Autumn Courses

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 23rd, Business Management of the Dispensary - Yorkshire (Holiday Inn York YO...
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Oct
22

Exciting NEW Course Coming to Northampton

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Clinical Audits –How to get the most out of them Venue: Northamptonshire Dispex Office, Blisworth, Northampton, NN7 3DG Date & Time: 10th December 2014 1-5pm Cost Per Delegate: Members: £50+vat Non-Members: £100+vat NEW Course We are delighted to announce that we are holding our new Clinical Audit course in Northampton.  This course will provide delegates with ...
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Oct
17

October 2014 Stock Shortages

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN COMPANY NEWS
Aciclovir cream 10g and 2g only, Some 10g becoming available 2g  and 10 g available Also the brand available. Allopurinol 100mg Most manufacturers seem to be able to supply. Price is now generally under tariff price. Amiloride 5mg Now available Price concession for October - £18.00 ...
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Oct
17

Dispex Gazette Survey Results

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Dispex Gazette Survey Results Average number of readers per practice  3 Average reader rating 8.4 out of 10 Readership Dispensary Manager/Lead Dispenser 42% GP 16% Practice Manager 16% Other staff 26% Topic with most interest Dispensing News 18% Topic with least interest Human Resources 7% Other topics you would like in the Dispex Gazette Drug Tariff 16% Training 16% Cat M 14% Legis...
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Oct
17

[DDA News] GP dispensaries support rural access

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
GP dispensaries support rural access Rutland PNA supports rural-proofed services By Ailsa Colquhoun 14th of October 2014 The use of GP dispensing in rural areas helps to moderate rural access issues, Rutland health and wellbeing board has stated in its draft Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment. New services or changes to services should ensure that the very rural nature ...
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Oct
17

Generic Profitability October 2014

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Dont forget that Dispex members can log in and download our renowned Generic Profitability tables which will give you an accurate idea of the profitability of dispensing generic medicines and what level of discount you should be receiving on them. The screenshot below shows the profitability by % Gross Profit of some Proton Pumps - also this month we inculde a Profit Per Prescription com...
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Oct
17

Generics Above Drug Tariff - The Solution

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN COMPANY NEWS
Generics ABOVE Drug Tariff Price – How NOT TO lose out. Just to remind our members that in order to ensure you are reimbursed correctly for generics which you CAN'T buy at or below Drug Tariff price, that you make sure the prescription has the manufacturer or wholesaler on the right hand side of the prescription to ensure that the manufacturer or wholesaler list price...
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Oct
17

Autumn 2014 Training Courses Going Fast

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Our classroom training courses are filling up fast and Dispex Training wont start up again until the end of February 2015 so if you want training before then get in touch with us now. For a full list of Dispex training courses click here or email training@dispex.net or give us a call on 01604 859000 ...
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Oct
17

NEW Clinical Audits and How To Get The Best From Them

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
NEW Training Course from Dispex Strictly Limited to six non tutor places as this is a pilot before we roll it out nationally in 2015 Clinical Audits and How To Get The Best From Them  Agenda: DSQS requirements What is an audit? Why do an audit? Audit design Choosing a topic Data Collection Evaluation This will take place on Wednesday December 10th at 1pm at our offices in Blisworth ...
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Oct
17

Controlled Drugs We Have The Solution October 2014

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Controlled Drugs We Have The Solution Don’t forget Dispex can provide you with all your needs in Controlled Drugs equipment Booking and Order Lines or click here to download an order form E: sales@dispex.net     W: login to the members area    T: 01604 859000      F: 01604 859687   ...
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Oct
15

Free Webinar: Help me with an employee issue

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Free Webinar: Help me with an employee issue - Ask Amanda Monday 20th October 2014  11:00 a.m. Duration: Approximately 45 minutes Cost: Free How up to date are you...
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Oct
14

Dispex Nomad Clear MDS- Stock Up For The Autumn And Save

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Dispex Nomad Clear MDS Trays -  Stock Up For The Autumn And Save  Dispex Members Nomad Clear Original  CL01 Normal Price £93.95 Per box (250 trays) Members’ Special Offer Order 5 boxes (5x250 per box) and receive an enhanced 12% Members’ discount PLUS we will waive the £12.95 delivery fee! Saving on Trays = £29.95 (5 boxes) (...
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Oct
8

[DDA News] Join the DDA for free at the 2014 Annual Conference

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Join the DDA for free at the 2014 Annual Conference Come along for great information, networking and a host of exclusive Conference offers By Ailsa Colquhoun 8th of October 2014 Free DDA membership for 2014 is among the exclusive show promotions on offer at the DDA 2014 Annual Conference. The free membership offer entitles practices to join the DDA and take advantage of our me...
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Oct
8

Free Webinar: Why it is important to ensure the wellbeing of your staff

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Free Webinar: Why it is important to ensure the wellbeing of your staff Thursday 16th October 2014  11:00am Duration: Approximately 45 minutes Cost: Free HR Ex...
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Oct
7

Dispex Nomads- Stock Up For The Autumn And Save

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Dispex Nomad Clear MDS Trays -  Stock Up For The Autumn And Save  Dispex Members Nomad Clear Original  CL01 Normal Price £93.95 Per box (250 trays) Members’ Special Offer Order 5 boxes (5x250 per box) and receive an enhanced 12% Members’ discount PLUS we will waive the £12.95 delivery fee! Saving on Trays = £29.95 (5 boxes) (...
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Oct
6

Free Webinar: Scared of dealing with sickness?

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Free Webinar: Scared of dealing with sickness? Wednesday 15th October 2014  11:00 a.m. Duration: Approximately 45 minutes Cost: Free Absenteeism is an issue th...
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Oct
3

Check Your Knowledge Online Learning Tool for Dispensers-Live at dispex.net

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Check Your Knowledge Online Learning Tool We designed our online learning exercises to refresh and test your knowledge on selected topics such as Controlled Drugs. In order to access the tests, login to our website using your username and password. How to use the online learning tool Read our “How To Guides” located inside the members’ area on the Document & Resou...
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Oct
3

Basic Price of Paracetamol 120mg/5ml oral suspension

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Contractors should note that the Basic Price of Paracetamol 120mg/5ml oral suspension paediatric sugar free 100ml is displayed incorrectly in Part VIIIA of the October 2014 Drug Tariff.  The correct price for this item should be 129p. Reimbursement for this item is not affected.  http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/4688.aspx ...
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Oct
1

Controlled Drugs Training Courses & Our CD 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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