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NHS Mail Update

In order to improve connectivity and to enable practices to access resources as part of the COVID-19 response in 2020, NHS England and NHS Digital created new batches of NHS mail accounts for optical practices and practitioners.

23 March 2021

Reporting of lateral flow devices

As optometry contractors will be invited this week to order more lateral flow devices (LFDs) on the PCSE online portal to re-supply their staff, it is imperative that primary care staff regularly testing through LFDs always report their results online.

12 March 2021

Inductees present ‘Quick Wins’ to their LOCs following Induction Course

18 new recruits have participated in our latest facilitated LOC Induction course.

11 March 2021

Case Study: Independent evaluation leads to improved Glaucoma Monitoring Service in Devon

A new LOCSU case study looking at the Glaucoma Monitoring Service in Devon has been released to coincide with World Glaucoma week.

10 March 2021

OFNC Update – NHS England rejects support proposal for struggling practices

On 4 March NHS England told us no further financial support will be made available to practices at present.

5 March 2021

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