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Monday, 8th November 2021 at 7:30pm

Hertfordshire LOC Latest News

Afghan Relocation And Resettlement And FODO News

Just 2 items for you today: Afghan relocation and resettlement schemes – additional guidance for optometry practices Further to their previous guidance, NHS England advise the following:  Individuals and families arriving into the UK under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy (ARAP) scheme or Afghan citizens’ resettlement scheme (ACRS) will be entitled to free NHS …

11 October 2021

Flu Vaccines, Learning Disability Training Module, NHS Supplier Invoices, LOCSU And FODO News

We have 5 items for you today: Flu Vaccinations for All Patient Facing Staff We have been advised by NHSE&I that funding has been granted to allow ALL frontline staff to receive this year’s Flu (Influenza) Jab, including reception and support staff where they are patient facing, as well as Optoms and DOs etc. You should …

11 October 2021

GOS Complaints, GOS2 Forms, NHS emails and DSPT, Vacancies, Research Results and FODO News

We have 8 items for you today: GOS complaints Submission NHSE (East of England) advise that they have reopened the annual GOS Complaints Survey, which will now close on Monday 18 October 2021. This is to give contractors who have not submitted their Annual GOS Complaints another opportunity to do so. They say: Dear Colleagues We would like to say thank you …

11 October 2021

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LOCSU Latest News

Case Study: Implementation of a Postoperative-Cataract Service in Conjunction With Wakefield LOC

LOCSU has produced a case study looking at one of the first trusts to implement a Postoperative cataract service.

14 October 2021

Fresh New Look Planned for NOC in 2022

Work is underway for a new look NOC in the Spring of 2022.

11 October 2021

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Monday, 8th November 2021 at 7:30pm


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