The DDA conference 2020 took place between Tuesday-Thursday 13-15 October 2020 (12pm – 5pm each day).  

The online conference programme included a DDA Exhibition Room, where registered delegates could ask questions of the DDA Board, and to visit the conference exhibitors, whose support makes these free events possible.  

The following 45-minute presentations were included in the DDA 2020 Conference Live programme: 

Tuesday 13 October

  • 12-5pm Exhibition room open (except for during DDA presentations)
  • 1.15pm: The State of Dispensing – Dr Richard West (Chairman DDA)
  • Your Questions answered – Dr Richard West and Matthew Isom (CEO DDA)
  • 2pm: DDA AGM (members only, requires separate registration by 12pm, Monday 12 October. Papers are now available online).

Wednesday 14 October 

  • 12-5pm Exhibition room open (except for during DDA presentations)
  • 1.15pm Recapturing lost dispensing (including Q&A) – Mark Stone and Matthew Isom
  • 2.00pm Sponsored session by Dispensing Doctor Solutions. Remedies for increasing dispensary profitability  

Thursday 15 October 

  • 12-5pm Exhibition room open (except for during DDA presentations)
  • 1.15pm Controlled Drugs – Updated information for dispensing practices (including Q&A) – Drs Ben Burgess and Philip Koopowitz (DDA Board Members)
  • 2.00pm Sponsored session by BD Rowa.  Automatically safe dispensing. Solutions to optimise your medication management.   

The next in-person DDA conference is expected to take place in mid-October 2021. Details will be posted here.

During lockdown, the DDA has hosted a number of webinars in association with the Best Practice event teams. Links to these webinars will be posted in the conference news section on the right hand side of this page.