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Nov
27

2016 Influenza Vaccine Deal

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
2016 Deal  We are pleased to announce our 2016 Influenza Vaccine deal is now in place. For further details and to place an order please login to the members area and head to the Document & Resources page. Alternatively please contact the Dispex team on 01604 859000 or email sales@dispex.net Click below for our training schedule ...
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Nov
26

Changing Your Car?

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
by Nick Stevenson of Moore and Smalley Accountants Are you thinking of changing your car in the New Year? This article gives you all the answers How do you finance the purchase? Firstly, from a tax perspective and specifically for capital allowances purposes, allowances are only available on purchases funded by cash (outright purchase), personal loans or hire purchase (HP). The amount o...
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Nov
25

Attention Dispex Clear Customers

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Christmas Deliveries For Dispex Clear tray deliveries including spare items, before the Christmas Period, please ensure your order is with us by:- 18th December 2015 Click here for an order form Season’s Greetings from the Dispex Team ...
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Nov
25

DISPEX 2016 TRAINING COURSES

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT  We are delighted to launch our 2016 Winter-Spring training course schedule! Next year we are holding our core courses in many counties, as well as introducing our new Risk Management in the Dispensary and Clinical Terminology courses in some areas. Further GOOD NEWS for Dispex members- half day prices have been held for another ye...
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Nov
25

Personally Administered Items

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
By Amanda Chell There is definite confusion in Dispensing Doctors Practices with regard to what can be classed as a ‘Personally Administered Item’ The theory goes that any item which  is personally administered to a patient should be classed as ‘Personally Administered’, however this is wrong! NHSBSA (National Health Service Business Services Authority) forma...
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Nov
25

Oral Medicines for Patients with Swallowing Difficulties

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
by Professor David Wright, Head of Medicines Management, UEA A number of patients may be unable or unwilling to swallow solid dose medicines and may choose to crush or chew them, or mix with food to make tablets or capsules easier to swallow.  All of these options may result in sub-optimal therapy. Tablets and capsules are designed to allow the release of the drug at the required ra...
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Nov
24

DDA News – Hub and Spoke Dispensing

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
By Charles Gladwin There is a growing political will to see greater use made of centralised dispensing and legislative changes in 2016 are planned to increase the extent of centralised dispensing  (also known as hub and spoke dispensing): current models typically focus on repeat dispensing of compliance aids. Under existing legislation, dispensing and supply of dispensed medicines h...
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Nov
24

TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT  We are delighted to launch our 2016 Winter-Spring training course schedule! Next year we are holding our core courses in many counties, as well as introducing our new Risk Management in the Dispensary and Clinical Terminology courses in some areas. Further GOOD NEWS for Dispex members- half day prices have been held for another ye...
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Nov
12

Price Concessions November 2015

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The Department of Health have granted the following price concessions for November 2015: Drug Pack size Price concession Celiprolol 200mg tablets     28 £19.83 Celiprolol 400mg tablets (new) 28 £39.65 Cimetidine 400mg tablets  60 £8.00 ...
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