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Our Professionals section contains all the information that you need about local referral pathways and associated matters, and the Documents section contains local referral pathway documents and forms.

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Buckinghamshire LOC Latest News

Bucks EeRS – activation of Summary Care Records on REGO

Bucks practitioners using EeRS will have seen an upgrade feature on the REGO referral system which will allow a patient’s summary care record to be attached to your referral. Hospital consultants have requested this feature, to provide better care and treatment of your patients and to speed up the triage process of referrals. As with …

18 January 2024

Important Update: Buckinghamshire Community Ophthalmology Service

We are pleased to advise that we are now starting to book clinics for the Buckinghamshire Healthcare Community Ophthalmology service. As a result of the delays to the commencement of the new service, we are partnering with an Independent Sector provider (18 Weeks Support) to assist with some concentrated initial activity for those patients that …

23 October 2023

Covid and Flu Jabs

A Joint Statement from the College, AOP, FODO and ABDO can be found HERE advising that the Flu and COVID autumn vaccine programmes are being brought forward as a precautionary measure following the identification of a new COVID-19 variant. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has advised that frontline healthcare workers should be offered a COVID-19 booster vaccine in autumn …

25 September 2023

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LOCSU Latest News

New Standard Clinical Specification To Enhance Access to Minor and Urgent Eye Care Across England Released

A new standard clinical specification for community minor and urgent eye care has been published today.

23 February 2024

PCSE Online System Downtime

Due to maintenance, PCSE Online will be unavailable from 6pm until 7.45pm on Thursday 15 February.

14 February 2024

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