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31

BREAKING NEWS

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
BREAKING NEWS Prime Minister's statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 31 October 2020- By Gov.uk- Boris Johnson "From Thursday until the start of December, you must stay at home. You may only leave home for specific reasons, including: For education; For work, say if you cannot work from home; For exercise and recreation outdoors, with your household or on your own with one pe...
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Oct
23

The new fee scale became effective from the 1st October 2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The new fee scale became effective from the 1st October 2020 It rose by an average of 32.75p per item (16 per cent), compared to April 2020. . The basis for dispensing fee calculations is the dispensing envelope for 2020-21, which is valued at £184.85 million. This is calculated by taking the 2019/20 envelope (£180.96 million) and adjusting this figure for any over/underspen...
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Oct
21

15 % off trade on all 3 products-GlucoZen

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
GlucoZen October 2020 Offers– 15 % off trade on all 3 products   ...
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Oct
20

Upcoming Dispex Training

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Oct
20

COVID alert levels in England- Help your patients understand

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Help your patients understand the Local Alert Levels . The Prime Minister has recently introduced a three-tiered system of local COVID alert levels in England. . These levels comprise of medium, high and very high risk, setting out information for local authorities, residents and workers about what to do and how to manage the outbreak in their area. . To help support this, HM Gover...
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Oct
20

Covid-19 news updates Sep-Oct 2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
What local COVID alert levels mean: Three tier system (Medium”, “high” and “very high” alert level) for England to be in place from Wednesday 14th Oct 2020- By Gov.uk Local COVID alert levels set out information for local authorities, residents and workers about what to do and how to manage the outbreak in their area. Find out what you can and ...
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Oct
20

Drug Tariff News - October Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 15 Oct

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Drug Tariff News - October Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 15 October)  The Department of Health and Social Care has agreed the October Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement prices for the following items: click here to view . . ...
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Oct
20

Coping with the pressures of COVID-19

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
    October 8, 2020?by?Practice Index?in?GP Practice Management,?Mental Health,?Staff,?Stress    However positive you try to be, however hard you try to motivate morale across the practice and however hard you work to try and keep patients happy, there’s no escaping the fact that 2020 has been extremely challenging for practice managers. COVID-19 has turned ...
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Oct
20

Medicines shortages drive up GP workload as prescribing costs surge £158m

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Medicines shortages  By Nick Bostock on the 19 October 2020  . Medicines shortages in England are continuing to drive up GP workload during the COVID-19 pandemic and have added more than £150m to prescribing costs in the past year alone.  . A total of 132 products commonly used in primary care are currently out of stock, according to the drug shortage tracker produc...
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Oct
20

Drug Tariff Price Changes OCT 2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Drug Tariff Price Changes OCT 2020- A's only The table below shows a sample of data available free inside the Dispex Members' only area of this website. Click here for the example  Login to download the full list - the list in the download is NOT complete and is a sample of the full list for illustrative purposes only. If you have mislaid your login details, pleas...
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Oct
20

NEW DISPEX presents NHSBSA ePACT2 training

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
NEW DISPEX presents NHSBSA ePACT2 training 17th November 2020  I  13:00-14:00  I FREE to attend ePACT2 Prescribing Reports  Click here for details and to book  26th January 2021  I   13:00-14:00 I  FREE to attend ePACT2 Clinical Dashboards  Click here for details and to book  ...
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Oct
19

Medeconomics Live 23rd October - there's still time to book

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
 Medeconomics Live 23rd October 2020!! This year’s new GP contract and COVID-19 outbreak raise key questions among managers and partners in general practice. Join our panel of experts to discover the answers, and other practical advice curated to help your practice thrive in the 2020s. For a limited time you can buy one ticket for Medeconomics Live and claim a...
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Oct
16

DISPEX presents NHSBSA ePACT2 Training

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
17th November 2020, 1pm-2pm DISPEX presents NHSBSA ePACT2 Prescribing Reports for Dispensing Doctors   Session One-This session will cover: • What is ePACT2 and why is it useful for Dispensing Doctors? • How to register for ePACT2? • Accessing practice and prescriber level reports and data o Practice Detailed Prescribing Information o Personally Administered It...
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Oct
16

Xailin Night- VISUfarma

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Xailin Night- VISUfarma Xailin® Night provides soothing relief for your patients suffering from night-time dry eye sensations including soreness, irritation and grittiness by acting as a barrier against moisture loss. 1 Xailin® Night is the only product formulated to be clinically, technically and biologically equivalent to Lacri-Lube Click here for full details  ...
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Oct
16

Preparing for the second wave: Virtual is key

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Preparing for the second wave: Virtual is key By Chris Whittle - Founder & CEO at Q doctor Secure remote working for the NHS in the second wave - learnings and improvements for everybody's safety The NHS is no stranger to the challenges of winter, with headlines reporting on the additional strain that the sea-son brings in for our healthcare system. However this year is diff...
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Oct
14

Accessing government-secured flu vaccines: guidance for GPs

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Accessing government-secured flu vaccines: guidance for GPs By DHSC How GP practices in England can access the extra stock of flu vaccines this winter that the government has secured In order to support the expanded vaccination programme, DHSC has secured an additional supply of influenza vaccines, which arrive later in the season to top up local supplies once they run low. The process ...
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Oct
14

Effect of pandemic on children's wellbeing revealed in new report

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Effect of pandemic on children's wellbeing revealed in new report By Department for Education, Department of Health and Social Care, Vicky Ford MP, and Nadine Dorries MP State of the Nation report provides an in-depth picture of the experiences of children and young people during the pandemic and how it affected their wellbeing- click here to read the source article ...
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Oct
14

The Dispensary Services Quality Scheme (DSQS)

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The Dispensary Services Quality Scheme (DSQS) By Primary Care and NHS Contracts NHS England and NHS Improvement The Dispensary Services Quality Scheme (DSQS) was reinstated from 1 August 2020. PCN development funding was made available to integrated care systems (ICSs) and sustainability and transformation partnership (STPs) in August – £43.7 million with supporting guidance...
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Oct
14

Medical devices given exceptional use authorisations during the pandemic

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Medical devices given exceptional use authorisations during the COVID-19 pandemic - GOV.UK List of manufacturers and their medical devices which have been granted an exemption by the MHRA. The list also includes manufacturers whose exemption expired or was cancelled. This information will be listed for 2 months after expiry or cancellation. Click here to read the source article  ...
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Oct
14

Reporting capability within EMIS

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Reporting capability within EMIS There is a lot of reporting capability within EMIS and practices will already be getting a lot of their data regarding QOF via QMAS. The Quality Management and Analysis System (QMAS) Dr Trefor Roscoe The quality and outcomes framework (QoF) is designed to reward practices for the quality of care offered to their patients and will be an important p...
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Oct
14

Dispex online Tutorials

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Oct
13

GlucoZen – 15 % off trade on all 3 products

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
GlucoZen – 15 % off trade on all 3 products   ...
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Oct
13

Employment Tribunal statistics 2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The latest Employment Tribunal statistics have just been released. Here are the headline figures for 2020: During these difficult and everchanging times, some businesses have seen an increase in Employment Tribunal cases. Number of claims Total claims made to the ET in April 2019-March 2020 is 103,973 which is slightly down on last year BUT the number of ET claims made by individuals in ...
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Oct
13

NEW Test and Trace QR App Sep 2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
NHS Test & Trace QR Codes- By NHS Propert Services As of the 24 September, the NHS will launch the NHS COVID- 19 app which has a check-in feature enabling a venue to register for an official NHS QR code and allows users to ‘check-in’ to participating venues on their app by scanning that code. ...
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Oct
13

How effective data management can support NHS Trusts to hit their targets

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Life in phase III: How effective data management can support NHS Trusts to hit their targets-By pharmaphorum Although life for the general public is (slowly) starting to edge back towards normality, healthcare providers are still on a heightened state of alert. Data may be key to keeping things afloat- click here tor read the full source article  ...
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Oct
13

What local COVID alert levels mean- Oct 2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
What local COVID alert levels mean: By Gov.uk Three tier system (Medium”, “high” and “very high” alert level) for England to be in place from Wednesday 14th Oct 2020- Local COVID alert levels set out information for local authorities, residents and workers about what to do and how to manage the outbreak in their area. Find out what you can and cannot ...
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Oct
13

Buy one ticket for Medeconomics Live and claim a second ticket FREE

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
 Medeconomics Live 23rd October 2020!! This year’s new GP contract and COVID-19 outbreak raise key questions among managers and partners in general practice. Join our panel of experts to discover the answers, and other practical advice curated to help your practice thrive in the 2020s. For a limited time you can buy one ticket for Medeconomics Live and claim a seco...
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Oct
13

Dispensing Feescales for GMS Contractors, England and Wales - 2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The new fee scale will be effective from the 1st October 2020, is published below.  Table 1: Proposed Feescale: Dispensing Feescale for Contractors that are authorised or required to provide dispensing services  Total prescriptions calculated separately for each individual dispensing practitioner, in bands Prices per prescription in pence Up...
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Oct
13

Accessibility Regulations 2018: Are you compliant?

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Accessibility Regulations 2018: Are you compliant? By Phil - Practice Index in Accessibility, Policies, Websites Cast your mind back to 2018; there was a lot of talk about regulations, particularly the GDPR (the thought of that makes me shudder!), which came into force in May 2018 and was given much publicity. From me in particular there were policies, e-learning packages, blogs, vlogs a...
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Oct
12

Leadership in Practice-Building capability in general practice

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Leadership in Practice Building capability in general practice ...
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Oct
12

Adapt to thrive: Preparing your practice for a post-pandemic world

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Adapt to thrive: Preparing your practice for a post-pandemic world At a time when the world is clamouring for good news in relation to our fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Sir Patrick Vallance, the UK government’s chief scientific adviser, recently offered up a glimmer of hope with the revelation that a few doses of an effective vaccine may be available before the end of ...
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Oct
12

Best Practice Live- there's still time to book

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Registration Opens for Best Practice Live The UK’s Leading Virtual Show for Primary Care Professionals Attendees can now register for Best Practice Live, taking place in the afternoons of the 13th, 14th and 15th October 2020. Organisers of the Best Practice Show are pleased to announce that registration is now live for its virtual event, Best Practice Live, taking plac...
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Oct
9

Dispex training 2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
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Oct
8

Registration Opens for Best Practice Live-BOOK Today

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Registration Opens for Best Practice Live The UK’s Leading Virtual Show for Primary Care Professionals Attendees can now register for Best Practice Live, taking place in the afternoons of the 13th, 14th and 15th October 2020. Organisers of the Best Practice Show are pleased to announce that registration is now live for its virtual event, Best Practice Live, taking plac...
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Oct
8

OUR BUYER’S GUIDE TO BUYING A VACCINE FRIDGE

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
GP SURGERY BUYER’S GUIDE TO PURCHASING A VACCINE FRIDGE By Shoreline Medical Guide to buying a medical vaccine fridge for your GP surgery With over 20 years experience manufacturing vaccine fridges for GP surgeries, Shoreline customer service team has put together a Buyer’s Guide to help you purchase the right  vaccine fridge for your GP Surgery. View Shoreline bes...
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Oct
7

VAT Training 2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
FREE VAT Training  Dispex are delighted to be supporting Moore and Smalley to provide VAT Training, aimed at Dispensing Doctor Practices. . VAT Refresher- 10th November  . About this Event: The presentation will cover the below topics : . General principles of VAT VAT liability of income – medical exemption and items that are VATable Partial exemption – basic ...
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Oct
7

NHS Test & Trace APP-QR

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Oct
7

Registration Opens for Best Practice Live-13th, 14th and 15th October 2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Registration Opens for Best Practice Live The UK’s Leading Virtual Show for Primary Care Professionals Attendees can now register for Best Practice Live, taking place in the afternoons of the 13th, 14th and 15th October 2020. Organisers of the Best Practice Show are pleased to announce that registration is now live for its virtual event, Best Practice Live, taking plac...
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Oct
5

October Gazette -2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Welcome to the October Gazette Please click here to download our October Edition        d   E: sales@dispex.net I E: enquiries@dispex.net I W:www.dispex.net I T: 01604 859000  ...
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Oct
5

Best Practice Live – Book NOW

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Registration Opens for Best Practice Live – The UK’s Leading Virtual Show for Primary Care Professionals Attendees can now register for Best Practice Live, taking place in the afternoons of the 13th, 14th and 15th October 2020. Organisers of the Best Practice Show are pleased to announce that registration is now live for its virtual event, Best Practice Live, taki...
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