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Dec
22

December 2015 Price Concessions

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The Department of Health have granted the following price concessions for December 2015: Drug Pack size Price concession Celiprolol 200mg tablets     28 £19.83 Celiprolol 400mg tablets  28 £39.65 Cimetidine 400mg tablets  60 £8.00 ...
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Dec
15

PA Items by Amanda Chell- Dec 2015

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
December 2015 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) formally know...
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Dec
15

Oral Medicines Dec 2015

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Oral Medicines for Patients with Swallowing Difficulties 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 de...
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Dec
14

DDA News-England Reports Significant Fall in Rural Pharmacy Applications

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
England Reports Significant Fall in Rural Pharmacy Applications by Ailsa Colquhoun Applications to open pharmacies in England’s rural areas fell by over 44 per cent during 2014-15 and fewer than one in three was successful, NHS England data on the community pharmacy network has shown. The report, General Pharmaceutical Services. England 2005/06 to 2014/15, shows that in 2014-15 in...
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Dec
11

NEW Course for 2016

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Clinical Terminology  Course Description This course is designed to provide delegates with a better understanding of medical definitions. By the end of this course delegates should be able to explain different medical definitions and how they are made up, give examples of some of medical tests and investigations used in general practice, have a brief knowledge of some of different b...
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Dec
9

Our Training Courses Explained

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Our training courses, although primarily aimed at Dispensers are also suitable for most roles within dispensing surgeries. We believe that management staff benefit greatly from learning the roles of the staff they oversee and this is the same in GP practices. Practice/Dispensary Managers, GP’s, Administrators, Receptionists and Finance teams should also have a basic ...
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Dec
8

Additional Training Announcement

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
 Profitable Accounting and VAT We are pleased to inform our Yorkshire customers that we are holding a new course in your area in the Spring! Profitable Accounting and VAT for Dispensing Practices West  Yorkshire, The Cellar Trust, Shipley, BD18 4QP on the 19th April.  For a course agenda please click here. HOW TO BOOK To confirm your booking...
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