NEWS

Sept 2018

Appeal from Moin Valli regarding changes to a new born childs health record – The Red Book.

Moin is trying to get more emphasis on early sight exams for children to find undiagnosed conditions.

Please see the file below

Petition to change Red Book – Child Health Record

 

Sept 2017

An evening of CET (3 points) on the 27th Sept at Broad Lea House.

Places are limited so you must email Damon Tyler to book a place, please see the atteched file for details.

Ophthalmology Community Hub Event poster Sept 17

 

July 2017

For general information on Fees, Vouchers and claiming CET fees

Go to the following web page where you can download the CET claim form. It also has advice on filing it in.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/general-ophthalmic-service-fees-and-voucher-values-from-april-2017

The Area team is Northern England

West Yorkshire Office

3 Leeds City Office Park
Meadow Lane
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS11 5BD

If you are a member of the AOP, there is a page of advice here

https://www.aop.org.uk/education-and-events/cet/claiming-your-cet-funding

 

May 2017

Sadly we have to report that Rodney Hampshire passed away on 16th May 2017.

For those who didn’t know Rodney he supervised clinics at Bradford University some years ago and practiced in Huddersfield before retiring.

There will be a private cremation at 1:30pm on Thursday 15th June at St Paul’s Church, Armitage Bridge followed by a Celebration of Life service.

Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Cancer Research and St Paul’s Church.

Oct 2016

LVA Evening with Eschenbach

Please click on the files below to see details of an evening regards Low Visual Aids and Magnification

A light buffet is provided

If you are interested please contact the LOC secretary for catering purposes at russellr-loc@hotmail.co.uk

AO Evening Course Summary 2016

LOCOCT12TALK

 

Sept 2016

CET Claims 2016

Optometrists and Ophthalmic Medical Practitioners (OMPs) who performed General Ophthalmic Services (GOS) work can claim for CET that they have taken from January 1st to December 31st 2015.

The grant for CET stands at £540 and the claims window for CET taken in 2015 in England, Scotland and Wales runs from 1 July – 31 October 2016.

The CET claim form can be downloaded here, and a hard copy should be sent to :

Primary Care Support England
PO Box 350
Darlington
DL1 9QN

england-cet-claim-form-2016

 

2015

NHS England in West Yorkshire has created a generic email address for contractors (or performers) to contact NHS England’s contracting department in West Yorkshire.

LOCs will know contractors hold their GOS contract with NHS England, but enhanced services contracts are with your CCGs.

england.wy-optometrycontracting@nhs.net

Dawn and I are happy to be contacted by email too as you all know.

Ours addresses are:

Dawnroberts1@nhs.net

Stephen.clark2@nhs.net