Dispensing Highlights Magazine

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