The DDA conference 2022 takes place as an exclusive, free dispensing GP event on September 28-29, 2022 at the MacDonald Burlington Hotel Events Suite in central Birmingham. 

Presentations from the 2021 DDA Annual Conference will be published shortly in the conference news section accessed via the conference news section on the right hand side of this page. 

The 2021 conference programme was as follows.

Wednesday 13 October

10.05 – 10.45 – Dr David Jenner, DDA Board Member – The future for general practice

11.00 – 11.45 – Sponsored talk – PSUK. An introduction to Golden Tote (repeat dispensing service)

12.00 – 12.50 – Dr Richard West, DDA chairman, and Matthew Isom, DDA chief executive – State of the Nation (including Q & A)

12.50 – 12.55 – DDA AGM

13.30 – 14.15 – Dr Katharine Edmonds – Green General Practice and Dispensing (including Q & A)

14.20 – 15.05 – Sponsored talk – Dispensing Doctor Solutions (DDS). The route to increased dispensary profitability. The DDS experience. Speakers: Dr Sandra Barfield – GP partner, Port Isaac Surgery; DDS directors Prad Savania and Dr Wayne Turner

15.10 – 16.00 – Roy Lilley – health policy analyst, writer, broadcaster and commentator 

16.15 – 17.30 – Drinks Reception (DDA invited guests only)

Thursday 14 October

10.05 – 10.45 – Dr Ben Burgess, DDA Board Member – DSQS (including Q & A)

11.00 – 11.20 – Sponsored talk -TEVA. Specialist injectables. The dispensing practice model.

12.00 – 12.50 – Charlotte Goodson, Primary Care Commissioning advisor

13.30 – 14.15 – Dr Neil Windsor-Jones, DDA Board Member – Drug Tariff and the DM+D made simple

15.10 – 16.00 – Dr David Baker, DDA Board Member – Dispensing Past, Present and Future