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Gift Of Sight Newsletter – December 2018

Gift of Sight benefits hugely from the generosity of people giving their time to help us and those who donate regularly.  We take every measure to spend your money wisely, on areas of research that will generate direct impact for

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NHSBSA Christmas Opening Hours 2018

Notice of Christmas Opening Hours NHSBSA Ophthalmic Team  Due to the NHSBSA building opening hours over Christmas the Provider Assurance Ophthalmic Team have been required to revise their working hours for the 2018 Christmas period. The revised times as discussed

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Universal Credit and NHS GOS

Below is a link to NHS.UK website which provides information regarding Universal Credit entitlement to NHS GOS and how to record on NHS GOS forms Universal Credit – Help with Health Costs

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Open Sight Magazine – November 2018

The Open Sight magazine – Hampshire’s principle organisation for visually impaired people – November 2018

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Pre-Authorisation of Adult GOS 4 Claims

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) have been asked by NHS England to run a national pilot for the pre-authorisation of adult GOS 4 vouchers. It is envisaged that this pilot will begin in November 2018. For more information on this

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LOC Committee Meetings – Future Dates

All dates for forthcoming LOC Committee meetings are published below. Meetings are 18:15 for an 18:30 start. Meetings are open to all Hampshire LOC members. If you wish to attend please email the Business Manager isilk@hampshireloc.org.uk well in advance of

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LOCSU Latest – September Edition

Please click the link below to view LOCSU Latest September edition for your information.  Please feel free to pass on to any colleagues who may be interested. September Newsletter

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National Eye Health Week 24 to 30 September 2018

Just in case you haven’t seen the information on this year’s National Eye Health Week (NEHW).  This will take place from 24 to 30 September 2018, promoting the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for

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LOCSU Hot Briefs 73 & 74

Here are the Latest Hot Briefs from LOCSU for August 2018 Hot Brief Issue 73 – Aug 18 – Guidance on Record Keeping Hot Brief Issue 74 – Aug 18 – Guidance on Overseas Visitor Charging Regulations and Eye Care Services

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Specialist keratoconus symposium Hertford UK, October 2018

Taking on the challenge of keratoconus  management with contact lenses The expanding role for sclerals Wednesday 10th, Thursday 11th, Friday 12th October 2018 Presented by Hertford Optometry and Contact Lens Practice The Castle, Hertford, Herts, SG14 1HR, UK. For further

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