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NHS Email Address Authentication Code From NHSBSA

There have been enquiries from practitioners who need an email and one of the requirements is an Authentication Code from the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA). NHS Business Services Authority have advised the following: Contractors now apply through the NHS Mail Portal for Optometry, however they require an authentication code from ourselves to apply. …

8 December 2023

New referral pathway for Waltham Forest, City & Hackney, Tower Hamlets & Newham areas

Dear Colleagues, The single point of access to send Routine and Urgent referrals is now in place and several practices have begun successfully referring via this route. To ensure the referrals are processed accurately, each should be clearly labelled in the Subject line as per the guidance below and only one patient per referral sent. …

20 November 2023

CET claims window closing on 2nd November

The 2023 claims window  will remain open until Thursday 2 November.   Please see the following webpage for more details:   Submitting a CET claim | PCSE (

20 October 2023

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OFNC – Derisory GOS Fee Imposed by DHSC

Government has today announced that it has decided to impose another real-terms cut to the NHS sight test fee.

26 March 2024

OFNC Update on GOS Fees 2024/25

Many contractors have been asking for news about fees and grants. 

5 March 2024

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