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Jan
30

IMPORTANT January 2018 Price Concessions

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The Department of Health have granted the following price concessions for January 2018: Drug Pack size Price concession Amiloride 5mg tablets 28 £4.62 Amlodipine 5mg tablets 28 £1.36 Amlodipine 10mg tablets 28 £1.44 Anastrozole 1mg tablets 28 ...
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Jan
25

Dispensary Training

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Wow its nearly the end of January already? So where did Christmas go to? Time to be planning for DSQS and all that goes with it - in the meantime have your staff done enough training and CPD work this year? If not contact the office on training@dispex.net to see if we can come to you or if there are any suitable courses in your area! Our FEBRUARY Course list is below - for the full list ...
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Jan
25

Drug Tariff Additions Feb 2018

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Every month in the Drug Tariff preface you will get an indication of changes to the following month's Drug Tariff. You really should be reading this on a regular basis as it gives an idea of important forthcoming changes such as products moving from Cat C to Cat A or M for example. Below we have published an abbreviated list of medicines which will be added to the Drug Tariff by thei...
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Jan
25

Your Top 50 Generic Lines

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Whilst carrying out some analysis for a GP?Practice we used the NHS England Prescription Cost Analysis for 2016 to find out what the highest volume dispensed generics were. . This list was then used by the practice as a basis for a basket analysis of their actual generic spend versus income. . The outcome was that in their case it was decided that most of the above were actually better...
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Jan
23

DDA and Dispex ON TOUR

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The DDA, in conjunction with Dispex, is running two dispensing roadshows during April and May. Places are limited to 25 delegates on each course so please book now. These full days will cover many topics including: Profitability Drug Tariff Using the dm+d browser Mergers Falsified Medicines Directive Premises regulations Business Management All sessions will include an interactive Q&...
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Jan
5

December 2017 FINAL Price Concessions

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The Department of Health have granted the following price concessions for January 2018: Drug Pack size Price Concession Amiloride 5mg tablets 28 £4.05 Amlodipine 5mg tablets 28 £1.84 Amlodipine 10mg tablets 28 £1.95 Anastrozole 1mg tablets 28 ...
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