Dispex is Coming to Norfolk- 15th June

Dispensary Training

Dispex is excited to invite you to our upcoming full day training session in Norfolk!

Date: Thursday, 15th June 2023

Understanding Profitability: 9am-1pm

Controlled Drugs: 1.30pm-5pm

Venue: Andel Lodge, 48 Lynn Rd, Tottenhill, King’s Lynn, PE33 0RH
(please consider car sharing with colleagues or neighbouring practices)


Price: Dispex Members: £249+vat pp      Non-Members: £324+vat pp
PCN or ICB funding could be available, contact your lead to find out
One lunch serving is included per booking


Understanding Profitability Course Description:

This four hour course will give you the insight to:

  • Why Formulary is essential to profitability
  • Personally Administered Items- how to identify them & the basic VAT knowledge needed in the Dispensary
  • Why stock control is essential to profitability
  • What to look for in controlling your stock and how to implement ideas
  • How to identify avoidable losses
  • How to improve cash flow
  • Where and how to make your buying decisions
  • Smart purchasing and discount schemes
  • Important key skills and knowledge to successfully manage and increase your dispensary income
    (subject to change)


Controlled Drugs Course Description:

By the end of this four hour course you will have achieved an understanding of:

  • Controlled Drugs legislation & classification
  • Policies & SOP’s
  • The CD Register- how to complete it correctly
  • Correction of errors, ensuring safety & legal requirements
  • Patients returns recording & destruction
  • Dealing with the receipt, supply & destruction
  • CD storage and travelling with CD’s plus prescription writing requirements
  • Process of ordering
  • Requisition & supplier requirements
  • How to identify discrepancies, reporting or whistleblowing
    (subject to change)

Each session is limited to 20 delegates