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Our next meeting:

Monday, 11th October 2021 at 7:30pm

Hertfordshire LOC Latest News

Moorfields Contacts, Cat Surgery, Afghan Evacuees, Vacancy, FODO News

We have 5 items for you today: Moorfields Contact Information We have been advised of the following clarification to the Moorfields contact details: •  For urgent/emergency/out of hours, please phone 020 7521 4682 and speak to the A&E doctor on call. The clinician will then be able to give you advice and guidance.  As we have recommended in the past, please …

7 September 2021

GOS Signatures, Paper GOS Forms, Pre-Reg Position Sought And FODO News

We have 5 items for you today: Patient Signatures Required on GOS Forms Unless we hear to the contrary, the COVID-19 suspension of the requirement for patient signatures on GOS forms will end on 31 August 2021. This means that patient signatures will be required on all GOS and eGOS forms from Wednesday 1 September. …

30 August 2021

PSCE Bulletin, Care Homes, Update On Isolation, Adult Repair Vouchers (GOS4), Mask Posters And FODO News

We have 6 items for you today: Vaccinations Required for Staff Entering Care Homes NHSE&I advise: “New government regulations come into force on 11 November 2021, requiring care home staff to refuse entry to anybody who cannot evidence that they have had two doses of a Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved COVID-19 vaccine, or …

30 August 2021

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LOCSU Latest News

Optometrists Asked to Update The NHSmail Data Protection Security Toolkit (DSPT)

NHSEI/NHS Digital has issued a request for NHSmail account holders to complete the Data Security & Protection Toolkit (DSPT).

20 September 2021

Launch of the Eye Care Hub Website

The national eye care recovery and transformation programme (NECRTP) team has launched a new website, the Eye Care Hub, on NHS Futures.

31 August 2021

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Our next meeting:

Monday, 11th October 2021 at 7:30pm

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