Dispensing Highlights Magazine

Dispensing Highlights – May – June 2015

 

Welcome to the May/June 2015 issue of Dispensing Highlights magazine. In his report on page 5, DDA Chief Executive Matthew Isom considers the ‘significant potential’ for employed pharmacists to add considerable value to the service already offered by general practices.

And we’ve also got updates from NICE, news on drug supply shortages, new launches and legislation changes, MHRA drug safety updates and recalls, together with the latest full list of Category M prices to help dispensing doctors relieve the financial burden of the NHS while maintaining revenue and improving patient outcomes.

The Dispensing Highlights Editorial Team

Dispensing Highlights Magazine – March-April 2015

Welcome to the March/April 2015 issue of Dispensing Highlights magazine.

Features in this issue include a report from DDA Chief Executive Matthew Isom on why now is the time to meet with your local Parliamentary candidate, on page 5.

Our Prescribing Trends feature on pages 6–8 focuses on how you’re spending your budget on agents for Prostate Cancer & Gonadorelin Analogues, Other Antidiabetics and Opioid Analgesics. And we’ve also got updates from NICE, news on drug shortages and legislation changes, MHRA drug safety updates and recalls, together with the latest BNF Sub Paragraphs and Category M analyses to help dispensing doctors relieve the financial burden of the NHS while maintaining revenue and improving patient outcomes.

Plus we’re featuring a range of special offers and promotions available via the prescribing.org portal see pages 36–-38 for a comprehensive user guide to how your surgery can achieve a huge range of discounts.

The Dispensing Highlights Editorial Team

Dispensing Highlights – November / December 2014

Welcome
It’s hard to believe that we’re already approaching the end of 2014 with our
November/December issue of Dispensing Highlights magazine hitting your desks.

Features in this issue include a very positive report from DDA Chief Executive on developments arising from the recent DDA conference on page 5, while our Undercover Dispenser is battling with a range of issues – find out more on page 42!

Our Prescribing Trends feature on pages 7–9 focuses on how you’’re spending your budget on agents for blood and nutrition, Selective Beta(2)-Agonists and also the
use of Corticosteroids.

And we’ve also got updates from NICE, news on drug supply shortages and legislation changes, MHRA drug safety updates and recalls, together with the latest BNF Sub Paragraphs and Category M analyses to help dispensing doctors relieve the financial burden of the
NHS while maintaining revenue and improving patient outcomes.

Plus we’re featuring a range of special offers and promotions available via the prescribing.org portal –see pages 38–40 for a comprehensive user guide to how your surgery can achieve a huge range of discounts.

The Dispensing Highlights Editorial Team

Dispensing Highlights – September / October 2014

Welcome
Our September/October 2014 edition of Dispensing Highlights magazine is packed with news and features for dispensing doctors’ practices and staff.

How might the European Union Falsified Medicines Directive affect dispensers? Different industry experts give us their view in our in-depth feature on pages 6-9.

In a new occasional series highlighting different therapy areas, we’re focusing this time on Women’s Health.

Menopause mentor Kathryn Colas explains more about relieving the symptoms of vaginal atrophy (pages 11-12).

Our Prescribing Trends feature on pages 18-19 focuses on how you’re spending your budget on diabetes agents. And we’ve got the latest updates from NICE, news on drug supply shortages and legislation changes, MHRA drug safety updates and recalls, together with BNF Sub Paragraphs and Category M analyses to help dispensing doctors relieve the financial burden of the NHS while
maintaining revenue and improving patient outcomes.  Plus we’re featuring a range of special offers and promotions available via the prescribing.org portal –see pages 42-45 for a comprehensive user guide to how your surgery can achieve a huge range of discounts.

We’ll be at the DDA 2014 Conference in October. Look forward to seeing you there!

Dispensing Highlights – July-August 2014

Following on from your positive response to the Pilot issue of Dispensing Highlights magazine, we’re delighted to bring you this July/August 2014 edition, which is packed with information for dispensing doctors’ practices and staff.

In our Dispensing Focus feature, we’ve linked up with Matthew Isom, Chief Executive of the Dispensing Doctors’ Association, who explains why he believes it’s time for GPs and MPs to work together (see page 5). Our Prescribing Trends feature on pages 6-7 focuses on how you’re spending your budget on respiratory agents. And we’re including the latest updates from NICE, news on drug supply shortages and legislation changes, MHRA drug safety updates and recalls and providing BNF Sub Paragraphs and Category M analyses to help dispensing doctors relieve the financial burden of the NHS while maintaining revenue and improving patient outcomes.

Plus we’re featuring a range of special offers and promotions tailored for you and available via the prescribing.org portal – see pages 42-45 for a comprehensive user guide to how your surgery can achieve a huge range of discounts. We hope you find this new publication useful and we’d welcome any feedback or comments about additional information you’d like us to include that would benefit
your dispensing team.

The Dispensing Highlights Editorial Team

Dispensing Highlights Magazine

Our bimonthly Dispensing Highlights magazine is distributed to all 1,100 dispensing doctors in the UK.

Each edition provides an in-depth focus of drugs for different key therapy areas, advice on how to cope with drug shortages, profiles of the best dispensing discounts, NICE Guidelines updates, MHRA Product Recalls and Category M and BNF Sub Paragraph analysis and industry news and associated events.

The rebates, new products launches and special offers are available to dispensing GPs via the Prescribing.org portal.