This letter has been sent to all hospital eye services encouraging them to identify patients in local health economies who would like to tell their story of using hospital eye services since April 2018.
Details of NHS general ophthalmic fees and optical voucher values for the financial year 2019 to 2020. The letter provides guidance for: all staff dealing with general ophthalmic services the hospital eye service optometrists ophthalmic medical practitioners It sets out: the
Form detailing how to claim general ophthalmic service continuing and education payment for 2018, between 1 July and 31 October 2019.
The General Ophthalmic Services Contracts (Continuing Education and Training Allowances) Payments Directions 2019 detailing payments to be made under general ophthalmic services contracts for continuing education and training allowances in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 120(1) and (3)(a),
This additional guidance provides details around widening the availability of the supplements payable on a GOS 3 Spectacle Voucher where the patient has a need for special changes to their spectacle frame. It is now possible for these supplements to be
Reform policy briefing offers an outlines the role of the eye care sector in delivering the long-term NHS agenda. Particular attention is given to the lessons that the sector can offer for primary care delivery, with a view to reducing
This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform ophthalmology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the North Mersey diabetic eye screening service 18 January 2018. The QA visit team identified 3 high priority findings: a screening backlog in Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust lack
National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) cataract audit to report on all NHS funded cataract surgery in England and Wales. Included in this second prospective report are operations undertaken between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017. For comparisons with results from the first year of
These documents set out the terms and conditions of the model contract that NHS England will use when commissioning General Ophthalmic Services (GOS).
This document provides Commissioners of primary care services the context, information and tools to safely commission and contract manage primary eye health contracts. Appendices
Evidence-based recommendations on cenegermin (Oxervate) for treating neurotrophic keratitis in adults.
This policy document outlines the arrangements for funding of treatment for corneal blindness.
All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eye Health and Visual Impairment report that calls for the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, NHS England, The Department of Health and Social Care, local authorities, commissioners, delivery bodies, NHS providers and sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) to act now on eye health.
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of the NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme North of Tyne & Gateshead screening service held on 14 September 2017. The QA visit team identified 1 high priority findings as
NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on ORA G3 to measure corneal hysteresis a possible risk factor for glaucoma. Key uncertainties around the evidence or technology are whether the published studies are applicable to the NHS, and if
The General Ophthalmic Services Contracts (Continuing Education and Training Allowances) Payments Directions 2018 and a form to claim the continuing education and training payment between 2 July 2018 and 1 November 2018.
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to North and East Devon held on 26 April 2017. The QA visit team identified 6 high priority issues as summarised below: low levels of reporting screening safety incidents identification and implementation of actions following