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September 23rd 2020

Tagged: Conference news

By Ailsa Colquhoun

Open to DDA members only, the 2020 DDA AGM will take place online on Tuesday 13 October at 2pm 

To enter the DDA AGM, DDA members (only) are required to register online by 12pm, Monday 12 October.

AGM papers are also now available online.

Please note that additional registration is required to attend the main online 2020 DDA conference programme, and to access the DDA Q&A in the Exhibition Room, and the wider Best Practice Live virtual conference programmes. Registration for the main conferences is also online.

Registrants can dip in and out of the virtual conference programmes, and the DDA Q&A sessions in the Exhibition Room, as your schedules allow.

The following 45-minute presentations are 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

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)
  • Time tbc Using technology to improve dispensing

Among the speakers at the Best Practice conference are:

  • Richard Vautrey, Chair, British Medical Association’s General Practitioners Committee
  • Baroness Dido Harding, Chief Executive, National Institute for Health Protection (NIHP)
  • Minal Bakhai, Deputy Director and National Clinical Lead for Digital Primary Care, NHSX
  • Andrew Menzies-Gow, National Clinical Director for Respiratory Services, NHS England & Improvement
  • Steve Holmes, GP, Park Medical Partnership
  • Tracey Dell, Practice Business Manager, LMC Trainer, PMA Consultant
  • Minesh Patel, Chair, NAPC  

View the full programmes and register online.