The NHS outgoing boss, Sir David Nicholson, has called for community-based services such as Warwickshire’s IOP Referral Refinement to be at the epicentre of future health provision.
Read LOCSU’s report on Sir David’s comments HERE
Read The Guardian’s full interview with Sir David HERE
Following an extended “standstill” period the DVLA has awarded the Vision Testing Contract to Specsavers Opticians. The date of commencement is yet to be announced.
Read LOCSU’s statement on the decision HERE.
LOCSU will not be challenging the tender outcome for the DVLA Vision Testing Services Contract. LOCSUs statement comments on how crucial price may have been to the final decision.
Read the latest LOSCU statement HERE.
LOCSU has been informed by the DVLA that the “standstill” period has been extended, prior to awarding the Vision Testing Services Contract, to midnight on Thursday, 20th February 2014.
Read LOCSU’s full statement HERE
The DVLA confirmed to Optometry Today last week that they intended to award the contract to Specsavers Opticians.
Read the latest OT article HERE
A disappointing announcement from LOCSU.
Read their full statement HERE.