The Special School Eye Care Service is an in-school eye examination service for children in special school settings in England. The aim of the service is to improve access to eye care services for all children with a learning disability.
Under the Special School Eye Care Service, General Ophthalmic Service (GOS) contractors can provide the following services:
- visual assessments
- refraction tests
- dispensing of glasses
For more information about the service:
- visit the Royal College of Ophthalmologists website
- visit SeeAbility’s website
- watch NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Special School Eye Care Service video
Providing the service
NHS England and NHS Improvement has identified a small group of GOS contractors to pilot the service.
Any questions about signing up to provide the service should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Claim for payment
GOS contractors who have signed up to provide the service will use our Manage Your Service (MYS) portal to:
- enter patient record data
- submit claims for reimbursement
Claims should be submitted between the first and tenth day of each month.
If you need help with MYS, contact us at email@example.com.