NOW CERTIFIED by The CPD Certification Service-Personally Administered Items & VAT Course

We are pleased  to confirm our Dispex Education course; A Comprehensive Guide to Personally Administered Items & VAT for Dispensing Practices, is NOW CERTIFIED by The CPD Certification Service!!

Dispex Education, offers a wide variety of engaging and relevant online courses to meet the needs and requirements of all Dispensing Doctors’ staff, whether you are an Apprentice, New Dispenser, Experienced Dispenser, Dispensary Manager, Practice Manager or Dispensing Doctor. Dispex Education provides flexible online learning, allowing you to complete any course in your own time and at your own pace. Some of our courses are accredited, please check each course description for accreditation details.

Personally Administered Items & VAT


CERTIFIED by The CPD Certification Service

Auto-enrolment with an immediate start

 Fully online

 Study from anywhere, at any time

 Perfect for becoming more confident with PAs and VAT and ensuring your practice does not lose out on profit unnecessarily

 Great addition to your CV

 Receive an e-certificate upon completion

✓ Access a Comprehensive list of Personally Administered Items


  • Content

1. NHS Business Service Authority Prescription Services (NHSBSA) and the VAT Equivalent

To be able to distinguish a Personally Administered (PA) item easily

To understand how NHSBSA Prescription Services (NHSBSA) distinguish PAs

To understand how the NHSBSA reimburse the VAT equivalent on PAs

To understand the dispensing and prescribing rules pertaining to PAs

To gain easy access to a list of more commonly prescribed PAs as deemed by the NHSBSA


2. HMRC and VAT on medications

To understand how HMRC distinguish PAs items

To understand how practices should deal with PAs for their VAT returns

To understand the different categories of VAT and how they apply to medications dispensed by Dispensing Doctors


3. NHSBSA Prescription Services and HMRC

To explore the possible ways of dealing with PAs and VAT depending upon how PAs are interpreted by HMRC and by NHSBSA independently.

50% Dispex member discount!! 

£180 inc VAT – Per Non-member
£90 inc VAT -Per Dispex member


Please click here for further details and keep an eye on our website for further course certification announcements!