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Sep
11

Automation - Poppitt - Beat The Price Rise Order Now!

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Beat the Price Rise! The Poppitt digital dispensing device, which automatically de-blisters most capsules and tablets, is rising in price from October 1st 2019. After this date the price to Dispex Members will be £349 + vat + £9 delivery fee. Dispex has secured a special one off price of £299 + vat + £9 delivery for five lucky Dispex Members. You must place your ...
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Sep
11

Automation - PharmaSelf24

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
How technology is shaping patient-centric prescription services At a time when patient expectations are shifting fast, pharmacies and dispensing practices are under pressure to evolve – the question is ‘how?’. Technology, if deployed in the right way, can help provide the answer, says Gary Paragpuri, CEO of Hub and Spoke Innovations. Change – whether welcome or n...
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Sep
11

Automation - The Implications for Dispensing Practice

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
The Implications of Automated Dispensing in GP Practice by Ailsa Colquhoun of the DDA There is a growing political will to see greater use made of centralised dispensing and legislative changes first mooted (and then abandoned) in 2016 are again planned to increase the extent of centralised dispensing (also known as hub and spoke dispensing): current models typically focus on repeat...
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Sep
11

Automation - The Story of CDSmart Digital CD Register

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Everyone likes a good story…..So after 25 year in retail pharmacy I ended up owning and working in a very busy community pharmacy in one of the most deprived areas of Bolton. I have trained many pre-registration pharmacists in my time, but the last one is worth writing about. He arrived for his first day of work, smartly dressed carrying a briefcase and even wore cuff-links on his...
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Sep
11

Keep up to Speed with the latest News from Dispex

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
With the introduction of GDPR last year in order for you to receive our e-bulletins we need the active permission and the permission of your colleagues in order to do so. At Dispex we will only ever send you items and articles of interest, some of these may be about commercial offerings to dispensing doctors, or news of our upcomng Regional Conferences or training courses. You can also o...
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Sep
5

East Anglian Conference on Healthcare

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Are you responsible for finance, compliance, risk or quality of care at a care home, pharmacy, GP or dental surgery? Learn from the CQC and the top professional business advisors in East Anglia. Dispex Members can attend FREE of Charge by using the booking code DISP19 Be better informed about the risks involved to your organisation Understand how CQC requirements are changing Understa...
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Sep
4

NEW Dispex Member Benefit - Margin Tracker

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
September 2019 sees a new Dispex Member benefit - Generic Margin Tracker. We check generic prices against Drug Tariff price monthly and show you the lines you need to keep an eye on. We have filtered out the small changes of 1p and 2p as the impact on budget and profit is minimal. But the full list does give you an idea of generic prices you should keep an eye on. The full list is availa...
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Sep
4

NEW Generics Which May Be Above Drug Tariff Sept 2019

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Every month we compare the Drug Tariff price against a marlet price for most generics available to purchase. We do this so you can have a starting point for those items which may be in short supply and you may need to write the prescription and add in the brand, manufacturer or wholesaler line you dispense in order to reduce losses in the dispensary. The list below gives a sample of thos...
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Sep
4

NEW Drug Tariff Changes Sept 2019

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Every month we bring you, via The Dispensary Gazette, a list of Drug Tariff changes, additions and deletions. This should help you to manage your purchasing decision and give you the opportunity to audit your dispensary income. For September 2019 the table below shows that atomoxetine capsules are moving from Category C to Category A, in this case the reimbursement price has gone down. ...
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Sep
4

DDA and Dispex Regional Conferences Return

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Dispex & The DDA Regional Conferences are coming to  Winchester, SO22 5QX, Wednesday, 16th October 2019, agenda here Wisbech, PE13 3BH, Tuesday 22nd October 2019 agenda here Llandudno, LL30 2LG, Wednesday, 30th October 2019 agenda here Penrith, CA11 8RP,Tuesday 12th November 2019 agenda here York, YO10 4PJ, Wednesday 13th November 2019 agenda here Speakers include Dr Philip K...
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