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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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Free 6 Interactive point CET/CPD Seeing Beyond the Eyes Workshop – new dates announced

Seeing Beyond The Eyes free 6 Interactive point workshops are coming to Bristol, London, Croydon, Harrogate, Sheffield and Gloucester very soon, so if you haven’t attended yet you can book here.

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Poor eyesight and hearing loss costs billions!

Source: UKNEHS UK’s first vision and hearing survey aims to capture vital data on UK issues A lack of accurate data is contributing to a £58billion bill for vision and hearing loss in the UK, according to a report published

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CET Event Basingstoke 23 October 2019

Hosted and Sponsored by Sight And Sound Technology “Technology Solutions In Practice”  3 Interative CET Points What’s it about?: This is an introduction to the technological solutions available to blind and low vision patients. The C-71897 Competencies are covered in this

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Hampshire LOC – Glaucoma and MECS Assessments – Joint Session on 27 November 2019.

Have you completed your WOPEC online module in respect of Glaucoma or MECS? If so and you want to complete the practical sessions in order to be eligible for any forthcoming and existing enhanced service contracts  please go to the WOPEC

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Locum Optometrist Required – Grayshott

Zaman Opticians seeking an experienced Locum Optometrist for an independent practice in Grayshott, Hindhead, Surrey, GU26 6HJ. We offer very comfortable working conditions. Presently, cover required for one day per week ( preferably Thursday or Friday) and one Saturday per

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Important Message Regarding St Mary’s Post Cataract Patients

Dear LOC Colleagues We have been made aware of concerns regarding the sight testing of patients following cataract surgery at St Mary’s Treatment Centre in Portsmouth. We have written to St Mary’s and the respective CCGs regarding our concerns and

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AIO Conference – 5 & 6 October 2019

The Association for Independent Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Conference is being held in Bristol on the 5th and 6th October. For more information check the programme of events. 05 Oct 19 06 Oct 19 To Book Link

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