General Ophthalmic Services (GOS) payments are now handled by Primary Care Support England (PCSE). GOS claim forms should be sent to the address below:
Primary Care Support England
PO Box 350
and put "Ophthalmic payment query" in the email subject line.
Please also include in the body of the email
Practice postcode and town or locality
The date the forms were sent
Any variance in received payment from what was expected
To apply to join the Ophthalmic Performers List in Gloucestershire please contact the Ophthalmic Performers List Team, at the address below, for an application form. Applicants will be required to provide ORIGINAL qualification certificates, 2 recent clinical references, proof of identity and an ophthalmic indemnity certificate. An Enhanced Criminal Record Bureau (CRB) form will also need to be completed.
Name: Performer List Team
Telephone: 020 8536 3009
Address: Primary Care Support England
8th Floor, 6 Mitre Passage
As reminder, please find listed here the GOS-NHS CLAIM FORMS forms that you may need:
GOS1 Application for an NHS funded sight test
GOS2 Patient&rsquos optical prescription or statement
GOS3 NHS optical voucher and patient&rsquos statement
GOS4 NHS optical repair/replacement voucher application form
GOS5 Help with the cost of a private sight test
GOS6 Application for a mobile NHS funded sight test
HC1 Claim for help with health costs
HC11 Help with health costs
GOS Sight Test Intervals
Please refer to the Association of Optometrists web site which gives details of a Memorandum of Understanding concerning minimum sight test intervals for typical patients. www.aop.org.uk.
Appropriate sight test intervals may well be greater than the stated minimum or in some cases a shorter interval may be justified.