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Patient exemption checking: a guide for ophthalmic teams in England

7th September 2021 From 1 September 2021 the temporary signature suspension has been lifted. Patients will be required to sign...

End to temporary suspension of submission of patient signatures on pharmacy, dental and eye care forms

27th August 2021

This is an announcement on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).

Final call to submit your annual GOS complaints return

27th August 2021 Submit your annual GOS complaints return by 11:59pm on Friday 3 September 2021.

Submit your annual GOS complaints return before the deadline

19th August 2021

Under General Ophthalmic Services Regulations 2008, you’re required to submit an annual form providing the

The annual GOS complaints submission is live

26th July 2021 Under GOS regulations, contractors are required to submit the number of written complaints they've received.

GOS contractors can apply for an NHS Egress account

25th June 2021

We're aware that some locum clinicians and practices affiliated to GOS contractors holding more than 10

Deadline to complete the Data Security and Protection Toolkit

7th June 2021

All GOS practices that have access to NHS patient data and systems must register and complete the Data

End of temporary arrangement for GOS 3 dispensing

29th April 2021

Due to COVID-19, in April 2020, NHS England and NHS Improvement advised of a temporary arrangement for GOS

25% increase in PPE Portal order limits over the Christmas period

8th December 2020 DHSC has increased PPE Portal order limits by 25% as of Tuesday 8 December until at least the 4 January.

Flu vaccine survey for GOS contractors

4th December 2020

It’s more important than ever to ensure staff and patients are protected from flu.