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DDA publishes 2022 conference programme

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June 6th 2022

Tagged: Conference news

By Ailsa Colquhoun

The DDA is pleased to announce the conference programme for the 2022 annual DDA Conference.

This year, the DDA Conference takes place as a stand-alone event on September 28-29 at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel in central Birmingham.

Delegate booking is now open and the conference is free to DDA members.

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)– So what is the GPC doing for Dispensing Doctors?
11.00 – 11.20 – Sponsored talk. PSUK – Title TBC
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 – how to prepare for the future
15.30 – 16.00 – Sponsored talk. Forte – Title TBC
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) 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 – Speaker TBC
13.30 – 14.00 – Sponsored talk. Hempsons – Health and Care Bill and how that is likely to affect the future of GPs, PCNs and dispensing in the new Integrated Care Systems
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 visit our 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)

Book your free place now.