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Apr
29

UPDATED April 2015 Price Concessions

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The Department of Health have granted the following price concessions for April 2015: Drug name Pack size Price concession Baclofen 10mg tablets 84 £7.20 Clonidine 25microgram tablets  112  £7.50 Digoxin 125mcg tablets  28 £4.89 Digoxi...
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Apr
17

Basic Accounting for Dispensary Practices Training Courses

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN COMPANY NEWS
Date: 12th May 2015 Venue: Dispex Office, Blisworth, Northampton, NN7 3DG Times:   1-5pm Course Description Dispex and Moore and Smalley have teamed up and developed a training course specifically for dispensing practices. During the session, Moore and Smalley’s Healthcare Services Partner, Nick Stevenson, will discuss: ·   ...
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Apr
14

FREE Employment Law and Health & Safety Event for Dispex Members

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
As this is a difficult time for the NHS, due to budget cuts and increased burdens, it is more important than ever to dedicate time to looking after your dispensing income. At this compact event, let us demonstrate how you can achieve increased employee engagement and productivity in your surgery. You are invited to a free event, which is being presented by the country’s l...
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Apr
14

April-June Course Availability

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Course Availability  If you are interested in attending any of the below courses we advise to book your places as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment. Bedford 15th April- Business Management -Wyboston  Lakes, Wyboston, MK44 3AL   Cambridge 21st April- VAT Masterclass-The Old Bridge at Huntingdon, PE29 3TQ 6th ...
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Apr
14

Training Designed To Meet Your CPD Needs

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Dispex encourages, supports and provides dispenser training  Under DSQS guidelines all dispensary staff must keep personal development schedules, which are normally agreed on during annual staff appraisals and competency reviews. These plans will include dispensary staff attending professionally organised training sessions in order to actively maintain a continued professional deve...
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Apr
14

Rural Forum summer event

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Summer Special Rural GP Educational Event and Conference – LAST CHANCE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Don’t forget to book your place at the RCGP Rural Forum summer 2015 event in Glasgow. We have a great education programme and speaker line up with key note speakers RCGP president Professor Mike Pringle and Chair of RCGP Scotland Dr Miles Mack. The event is suit...
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Apr
13

Prescription Cost Analysis 2014

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The Prescription Cost Analysis, England – 2014 has been published. There was a 3% increase in both items and costs from 2013 to 1.1billion items at a cost of £8.9 billion. Five years ago in 2009 there were 886 million items with a NIC of £8.54 billion. In the last five years item growth has risen by 24%, whilst the cost of drugs has only risen by 4.2%. Ten years ag...
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Apr
13

Smelly’ Epilim alert

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The MHRA has  alerted dispensaries to an unusual odour associated with the following batches of Epilim/sodium valproate gastro-resistant tablets. The odour has variously been described as ‘fishy’, ‘sweaty armpits’ and ‘cannabis’. The aluminium foil used in the packaging of affected batches has been identified as the cause of the smell, ...
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Apr
10

Dispex gains third training seal- (DDA NEWS)

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The Dispex Drug Tariff & Endorsing Course, which is now fully endorsed by the Dispensing Doctors’ Association as a piece of quality training, is taking BOOKINGS NOW for courses running in a range of locations throughout May and on June 3. The course contains vital information on understanding the Drug Tariff to inform accurate reimbursement, and it is the third Dispex...
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Apr
10

NVQ Training with Buttercups

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
             EXCELINDISPENSING BESPOKECOURSESFORDISPEXMEMBERS Dispex and Buttercups are passionate about developing staff potential “We would thoroughly recommend recruiting and training Apprentices; we feel that it has been a very positive experience for the whole team” Ludham Surgery OPTI OPTION 1 Available at the special pric...
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Apr
10

Dispex Training Course Statistics

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Dispex Stats Since Dispex took over the classroom training of dispensary and General Practice staff we have trained over 1000 health care workers, including doctors, practice managers, finance managers, dispensary managers, dispensers and receptionists. An analysis of our feedback evaluation sheets shows that customer satisfaction with ourt raining cour...
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Apr
9

New Dispensing Fee Scale- April 15

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Effective form 1st April 2015 Please click here to see the new scale! k To see our upcoming training courses please click here ...
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Apr
9

Dispenser Training Courses

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Controlled Drugs Dispensers, Dispensary Managers & GPs This course is designed to ensure that you are complying with all 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.           Members Price   ...
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Apr
8

Recent Delegate Testimonials

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Jan, Dispenser -Drug Tariff & Endorsing “Friendly representative from Dispex, very helpful and knowledgeable on questions asked/answered.” Natalie, Dispensary Assistant- Controlled Drugs “Perfect Trainer” Michelle, Dispensary Assistant- Controlled Drugs “A very friendly & knowledgeable tutor. Very well done!” Sarah, Dispenser-Drug Tariff &am...
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Apr
8

English Prescription Charged Has Changed

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The NHS English Prescription Charge is now £8.20, as of the 1st  April 2015! Dispex Members For your FREE downloadable prescrpition charge poster, please login to the members area and head to the Documents & Resources page. ...
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Apr
7

April-June Limited Places

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
VERY LIMITED AVAILABILITY If you are interested in attending any of the below courses we would advise you to book your places as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment, as there’s limited places on all of the below! y April 21st- VAT Masterclass-Cambridge-The Old Bridge at Huntingdon, PE29 3TQ 23rd- Business Management of the Dispensary- Northampton-Dispex Office, Bliswo...
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Apr
7

Training Courses- For GPs

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Controlled Drugs Dispensers, Dispensary Managers & GPs This course is designed to ensure that you are complying with all 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.           Members Price   ...
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