NHS England 

October 2023 update: NHS BSA has informed us of the following new email addresses: – For GOS contract new applications, variations, and terminations. – For Post Payment Verification account queries. – For Egress accounts and NHSMail set-up codes. – For GOS 4 pre-authorisation for adults and any other PAO enquiries. ( For further information, go to: )

For all other enquires for the local area team please email

Optometry Information Service

The NHS England are moving away from communicating via post, and you are strongly advised to sign up to the Optometry Information Service on NHS networks for all the latest news and information on Optometry from NHS England locally and nationally. Please contact NHS England for instructions on how to join.


Post Payment Verification visits are once again commencing in the area. The latest guidance from the NHS is below:

PPV Guidance for Contractors July 2023

Making accurate claims

All practitioners should familiarise themselves with making accurate claims produced by the Optical Confederation.


For more information on NHSmail and how to get an address please see this page