Helpful Links

  • Dept of Work and Pensions

You can use the following number to confirm whether a patient is claiming Pension Credit Savings Credit or Pension Credit Guaranteed Credit : 0845 6060265

Please note that you will need the patient to be present at the time of the telephone call.

 LOCSU Community Pathway – People with Learning Disabilities

 SeeABILITY  

SeeABILITY – Optometrist Registration

 

Seeing Beyond The Eyes

Thanks to the support of Thomas Pocklington Trust, Visualise Training & Consultancy have launched a free resource pack for professionals which enables opticians to easily locate and refer patients to support services.

It includes details on local sensory impairment teams, sight loss charities, eye clinic liaison officers (ECLOs), vision assessment services and habilitation workers. National support services are also listed, along with condition specific charities and resources for professionals.

Suppliers of low vision aids and daily living solutions are also included to help readers locate specialised assistive technology and equipment. The free pack has been well received and is available in hard copy or digital formats. The following link will take you to the resource pack  http://www.visualisetrainingandconsultancy.com/resource-pack-health-pros/


What’s New?

Sat 15 December 18 | 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 patients.  Every pound raised helps take us closer to finding better treatments for the very many of us, young and old, threatened by the loss of sight. The final newsletter of the year can be found here


Mon 26 November 18 | 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 and agreed with NHS England are as follows: Christmas Eve - Closed all day Thursday 27th, Friday 28th and Monday 31st December - Opening hours are 8am till 4pm Normal hours commence from 2nd January 2019 8am to 4.30pm. Our website will be updated on the 1st December 2018 to reflect the revised opening hours for the Christmas period. Any queries please contact Provider Assurance Ophthalmic Team on 0300 330 9403 Linda Ross Lead Team Manager Provider Assurance Ophthalmic Team.
Mon 19 November 18 | 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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