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Apr
26

NEW Dispensing Fee Scale April 2018

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Total prescriptions calculated separately for each individual dispensing practitioner, in bands Prices per item in pence (from April  2018) Up to 457 220.8 458 – 571 217.6 572 – 687 214.8 688 – 800 212 801 – 915 209.5 916 – 1028 207.3 1029 –...
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Apr
26

Back to Basics - Prescription Submissions

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Patient prescription charges It's important that you sort your prescriptions into chargeable and exempt groups to ensure you receive accurate reimbursement. Prescription charges and your reimbursement When dispensing contractors send their prescription forms to NHS Prescription Services for reimbursement and remuneration, they should sort the forms into three distinct ‘charge s...
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Apr
26

Back to Basics - Dispensary Safety

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Whilst working in a dispensary has some hazards and potential for personal injury, it isn’t as dangerous as working on a trawler in the North Sea, or mining for coal in the Ukraine. Health and Safety Laws were introduced for good reason - to protect workers from employers who were willing to take risks, or cut corners to save money and increase profitability. These Laws should be t...
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