Letter setting out general ophthalmic services fees from April 2019 – Department of Health and Social Care

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

Payment for continuing education and training for 2018 payable in 2019: claim form – Department of Health and Social Care

Form detailing how to claim general ophthalmic service continuing and education payment for 2018, between 1 July and 31 October 2019.

National Health Service, England: The General Ophthalmic Services Contracts (Continuing Education and Training Allowances) Payments Directions 2019 – Department of Health and Social Care

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),

Small Glasses Supplement: Additional guidance – NHS England

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

The future of eye care: building on NHS reform success – Reform

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

Transforming elective care services ophthalmology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England and Nesta

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

Screening Quality Assurance Visit Report: NHS diabetic eye screening programme Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

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 Audit: Year 3 Annual Report – The Second Prospective Report of the National Ophthalmology Database Audit – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

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

See the light: Improving capacity in NHS eye care in England – All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eye Health and Visual Impairment

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.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme North of Tyne & Gateshead – Public Health England

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

ORA G3 to measure corneal hysteresis: Medtech innovation briefing [MIB150] – NICE

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 – Department of Health and Social Care

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.  

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme North and East Devon – Public Health England

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

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme West Sussex – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to West Sussex held on 29 June 2017.  The QA visit team identified 6 high priority findings as summarised below: internal quality assurance oversight and reporting long term capacity and demand planning for screening and

Eye Health Needs Assessment of people in Lincolnshire, Rutland, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire – Public Health England

Good eye health will enable people to live as independently as possible, have a high quality of life and save the cost of avoidable visual loss. As well as providing an overview of population need in the region and eye

Letter setting out changes to general ophthalmic services from April 2018 – Department of Health and Social Care

The letter provides guidance for: all staff dealing with general ophthalmic services the hospital eye service optometrists ophthalmic medical practitioners It sets out: the NHS sight test fee and NHS domiciliary fees from 1 April 2018 optical voucher values from