Delegate registration for the DDA Conference 2022 is now open.

The DDA conference 2022 takes place as an exclusive, free dispensing GP event on Weds-Thurs 28-29 September 2022 at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel Events Centre, Birmingham, just a few minutes’ walk from Birmingham New Street Station.

This year, the DDA conference takes place as a stand-alone event. Places for the two-day conference are free to DDA members. Non-DDA GP members pay £50 and non-NHS delegates pay £250 +VAT per person, per day.

Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Book online

The programme combines a great mix of both medico-political information as well as tips to enhance all aspects of dispensing.

The conference programme is as follows:

Wednesday 28 September, 2022

09.00 – Registration
10.00 – Introduction and Welcome – Matthew Isom (CEO DDA)
10.05 – 10.45 –Dr Keiron Sharrock (GPC Dispensing Lead) – GPC England, the future of general practice and the GMS contract
11.00 – 11.20 – Sponsored talk. PSUK – Conquering tomorrow together – maximising your profitability
12.00 – 12.50 – Dr Richard West -DDA Chairman’s Annual Address (including Q & A)
12.50 – 12.55 – DDA AGM
14.00 – 14.30 – Sponsored talk. Dispensing Doctor Experts – Title TBC
14.40 – 15.25 – Martin Woodham (Practice Manager Caldbeck Surgery, Cumbria) – From Global Tech giant to an NHS Dispensing Practice – what I wish I had known before switching career
15.30 – 16.00 – Sponsored talk. Forte – Jacinta Edgar (DDA Board Member) – A day in the life of our dispensary
16.10 – 17.00 – Mark Stone (DDA Board Member) – PCNs and beyond
17.00 – 18.30 – DRINKS RECEPTION SPONSORED BY PSUK

Thursday 29 September 2022 
9.00 Registration
10.00 – Introduction and Welcome – Matthew Isom – CEO DDA
10.05 – 10.55 – Dr Ankit Kant (GP Watlington Medical Centre, DDA Board Member) Using technology to enhance dispensing – personal experience
11.10 – 11.30– Sponsored talk. TEVA -Title TBC
11.50 – 12.40 – NHSBSA- Using the NHSBSA to interrogate dispensing data – Margaret Dockey, NHSBSA Prescription Information Services Manager, with Prad Savania of Dispensing Doctor Solutions.
13.30 – 14.00 – Sponsored talk. Ross Clark, Partner, Hempsons Solicitors – Integrated health systems explained, and the opportunities and threats for GPs, PCNs and GP Federations
14.10 – 14.50 –Sponsored talk. Dispensing Doctor Solutions – Title TBC
15.00 – 15.50 – Dr Philip Koopowitz (DDA Board Member) Let’s play Fantasy Formulary
16.00 – 17.00 – Qs & As

GP teams are advised to bookmark this conference page and join our Facebook group (DDA members only) to keep up to date with the 2022 conference news.

Download the Conference Programme (pdf)

Want to exhibit?

The exhibition hall is now fully booked. Please see the current list of exhibitors:

Platinum exhibitors

  • AAH
  • Cambrian Alliance
  • Forte

Diamond exhibitors

  • Astra Zeneca
  • BD Rowa
  • Chiesi
  • Lupin
  • Medpoint
  • Pharma Storage Solutions
  • PSUK
  • Teva

Gold Exhibitors

  • Accord
  • Alliance Pharma
  • Aspire
  • Bestway
  • Dispensing Doctor Experts
  • Dispensing Doctor Solutions
  • Dispex
  • Iqoro
  • Medicom Healthcare
  • Myoroface
  • Mysugarwatch
  • NHSBSA
  • Omnicell
  • Ridge
  • Takeda
  • Willach
  • Zentiva

View the full DDA 2022 Exhibitor list (pdf)

With so many exhibitors already booked, this will be a good opportunity to network with both the DDA Board and important suppliers.

Exhibitor and advertising partnerships for the event are being handled by PCC Events. To exhibit and/or advertise to this exclusive audience, please contact Jenny Wallis[email protected]

The DDA would like to thank all exhibitors for their support.

Sandwiches and light refreshments will be provided free of charge at the event.

DDA members should book their free place now