15th June- Dispensing Training Day in Norfolk

Our upcoming event promises to be an enriching experience where you can acquire new knowledge
and skills while connecting with other NHS professionals. Whether you’re looking to expand your
understanding of controlled drugs or want to gain insights into maximising profitability, our
expert speakers Kirstye and Dr Philip Koopowitz will equip you with the tools you need to succeed.


Full Day Price: Members: £249pp Non-members: £324pp
One lunch is included per full day booking, all prices are plus VAT.

PCN funding should be available, click here for details.


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)

Controlled Drugs: 9am-12.30pm

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)

Understanding Profitability: 1pm-5pm

Date: Thursday, 15th June 2023
Venue: Andel Lodge, 48 Lynn Rd, Tottenhill, King’s Lynn, PE33 0RH


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