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Primary Care Networks – Feedback Required by Wednesday 15th January 2020

If you work in primary, community or social care, we want your feedback on the five national service specifications due to be delivered by #PrimaryCareNetworks from April. Share your views by 1pm on Wednesday 15 January.

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Eye Care Survey for People with Learning Difficulties

An eye care survey for people with learning difficulties is now live  until 16 February 2020 Here the link to the survey Also attached is the Eye Care Survey Easy Read Low Res Optometrists are encouraged patients with learning difficulties

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Hampshire LOC 3 Year Strategic Plan

Back in November the LOC Management Committee took time out to consider what the LOC stands for and operates with a  view to putting together a plan for the future in the face of an ever changing NHS and how

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St Mary’s Treatment Centre – Post Cataract Update

Important Information fro Contractors in Portsmouth City, SE Hants and Fareham & Gosport Information and advice regarding the recent discussions held between Hampshire LOC and Care UK (St Mary’s Treatment Centre ) regarding the  request and supply of information in respect of

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Every child to have an eye test before the start school

Hello Open Sight Colleagues, I trust all is well with you and that you’re getting in to the Festive spirit. I just wanted to remind you to sign our petition ‘Every child to have an eye test before they start

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Expression of Interest to Provide a Post Cataract Follow up Service in Conjunction with Sapphire Eye Care, Chandlers Ford  

Dear LOC Colleague Hampshire LOC has been holding discussions with Sapphire Eye Care, Chandlers Ford with a view to establishing a Post Cataract Follow up Scheme in the community. This scheme would be managed on behalf of the LOC by

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Update on NHS GOS Contract Application/Termination & NHS England South Contact Sheet

Please find attached briefing on the changes to the contract application and termination of contract process.  Any new contract applications, adding an additional  premises to an existing contract and contract terminations will be processed by the NHSBSA.  The pilot will

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All Contractors Portsmouth, SE Hants and Fareham & Gosport CCGs Tuesday 12th November 2019

Following our Letter to Contractors, dated 4th September 2019, we have been contacted by a number of contractors who are concerned that they are still being sent patients from St Mary’s Treatment Centre. These patients have not been seen for

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LOCSU Newsletter October 2019

Here is a link to the latest LOCSU newsletter 

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Online Ophthalmic Payment Service Starts 28 October 2019

Message from PCSE National roll out I’m pleased to tell you that the national roll out of the online Ophthalmic Payment service starts today. The team made the final technical preparations over the weekend and the service has now successfully

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