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Apr
18

Dispex Regional Conferences and Master Class

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
DDA and Dispex Master Class 8th May DEVON Lord Haldon Hotel, Dunchideock, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7YF Wednesday, 8th May, 9am-4.30pm i Speakers include Dr Philip Koopowitz DDA Board Member, Alastair Carmichael M.R. Pharm.S - a CQC Specialist Advisor and has audited over 30 dispensing practices in the last two years, Greg Bull, Commercial Manager Dispex Limited and Taskeel Khan M...
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Apr
5

Master Class 13th June Wiltshire

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
2019 Dispex & The DDA Master Classes Following on from the success of our Master Classes last year,we are delighted to announce our next location will be WILTSHIRE on the 13th June 2019!  KEY SPEAKERS: Alastair Carmichael M.R.Pharm.S - a CQC Specialist Advisor and has audited over 30 dispensing practices in the last two years, Greg Bull, Commercial Manager Dispex Limited...
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Apr
5

Evening Meeting - 12th June Hampshire

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Evening Meeting - 12th June 2019 How Is Your Dispensary Profitability? IMPORTANT - Are you Up To Speed with FMD?   An Evening Meeting with Alastair Carmichael M.R.Pharm.S on How to Improve your Dispensary Profitability without Compromising Your Drug Budget is coming to:   Winchester 12th June 7pm -EVENING meeting £30+vat per delegate   Click here for further details...
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Apr
3

Reducing Disallowed Items

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Once a prescription has been dispensed it effectively becomes an order form for payment.  If the prescription is somehow incorrect then your surgery may not be paid correctly, or even at all if the item dispensed is disallowed.  The other main problem with prescriptions is when an exempt prescription [the patient doesn’t pay] is switched to a paid prescription.  ...
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Apr
3

Balancing Appointments - Top Tips for PMs

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
A discussion thread on the Practice Index Forum has once again brought to the fore the hot topic of how GP practices balance pre-bookable and on-the-day appointments. The discussion – click here to access it – makes for interesting reading, with different practices utilising different appointment splits, many of which are adjusted across the week. While some practices opt fo...
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Apr
3

Transforming Your Dispensary Through Automation

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Big interview: Transforming dispensing through automation Ryszard Cygan reckons his pharmacy in Spalding, Lincolnshire, is among the most automated in the country. He's invested heavily in robots to protect his dispensing business from threats such as 100-hour competitors and internet pharmacies, by delivering unparalleled convenience to his patients. He tells Dispex about the secre...
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Apr
3

New Prescription Charge Poster

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Just a reminder that the prescription charge in England rose to £9.00 per item from April 1st. Dispex members can log into the members' only area and download a copy free of charge to print out for the dispensary.  If you have forgotten your login details please email greg@dispex.net and I will reset them for you. ...
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Apr
3

CPD Zone - Jargon and Definitions

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
CPD Zone Definitions and Jargon Branded Generic Category A Generic given a brand name and sold at a price usually below the original patented brand but sometimes significantly more expensive than the true cost price of the Category A Generic. The list price may, or may not, be above the Drug Tariff price. Category A Generics readily available - patent long since expired. Category C&nb...
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