Making Accurate Claims in England – Optical Confederation Guide

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The Optical Confederation have produced a guide for NHS Optical Contractors on how to submit accurate GOS claims to NHS England. 

The guide can be found HERE

Note: This document does not override or replace the appropriate NHS regulations.


Rugby GP Practice Change in Location

There has been a change in location of the Clifton Road Practice in Rugby. All correspondence previously intended for 95 Clifton Road should now be sent to:

Market Quarter Medical Practice
Rugby Health and Wellbeing Centre
Drover Close
CV21 3HX

The telephone number is the same (01788 578800 / 568810) but the fax number has changed to 01788 575778.

See HERE for the full Rugby GP list

2014 Optical Voucher Values Printable Document

dofhThe Department of Health have released a document detailing the 2014 optical voucher values after a 2% increase. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide the details to you in “bag form” as FODO recently did (see tweet below). The PDF HERE will have to do.  


NHS Networks – Have you signed up?

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NHS Networks has quickly become one of the most popular ways of connect NHS professionals. It has over 90,000 members and many branches of the NHS are using it to communicate  the latest news and alerts.

Once signed up you will be able to join Networks that may be of interest to you, for example:

NHS Networks allows you to connect, share and discuss any NHS topic of interest with other healthcare professionals. What are you waiting for? Register HERE.

Follow NHS Networks on Twitter @NHSNetworks

SWCCG LES IOPRR Contract Transfer in Preparation for AQP

SWCCGOne for Acronym lovers.

South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group (SWCCG) has announced a contract transfer for the Local Enhanced Service (LES) – Intra Ocular Pressure Referral Refinement (IOPRR).

The contract will be transferred to a Standard NHS Contract for one year after 31st March 2014 for 12 months while they review the service and deliberate on future commissioning using the Any Qualified Provider (AQP) Contracting Mechanism.

The service should continue as normal for the 12 months period with no changes to provider payment arrangements.

The attached (three part) letter from SWCCG details the changes.

SWCCG IOPRR LES transfer (1)
SWCCG IOPRR LES transfer (2)
SWCCG IOPRR LES transfer (3)