Archive for Profitability

Buprenorphine Patches – Part 2

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Rationalising which patches to prescribe and dispense   Buprenorphine patches come in different strengths and not all manufacturers produce all strengths. Some manufacturers provide dispensing doctor discounts. The 37,4mcg, 52mcg...

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Dispensing Endorsement Guidance

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Increase your efficiency – endorse only when required There are a very limited number of circumstances when dispensing endorsements are required. These are detailed in the Drug Tariff. To ensure...

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Understanding Prescription Charges- Part 3

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Part three focuses on understanding advance and advance recovery. It may be easier to download the statement from the PCSE Online portal as an Excel spreadsheet. Click here to read in full. Dispex...

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Category M Updates

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Quarter 4 – January 2024 The latest category M shows yet another slashing of prices and will inflict further pain on dispensing practices. There are still 661 product lines in...

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Endorsing reminder

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Further endorsing guidance: FREE SOP; Preparation & Submission of FP34D Monthly Returns to NHSBSA  (QC10)- members can login here. FREE NHSBSA & Dispex training sessions: Batch Submission and Switching &...

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