Check back here regularly to find out what's going on at Primary Eyecare Gloucestershire.
27/5/17 - Dealing with Complaints
Guidance is available for managing patient complaints here.
15/2/2017 - Cataract Post Op - Medisoft Logins
Medisoft has sent out emails to everyone today to confirm their registration with the Medisoft portal to input Cataract Post Op information. Please check your junk folders for the email.
If you have not recieved an email and you are registered with the Cataract Module on Opotomanger please email Ankur Trivedi by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the first instance.
15/2/2017 - Children's Vision Service
This service is live and referrals are presenting to Community Optical Practices.
For a guide to the Thomson system and for more information about the service please CLICK HERE
For help with the Thomson system or login please contact email@example.com
For questions regarding the pathway or protocol please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
2/12/2016 - Updated Flashes and Floaters Practice list published
An updated practice list where the flashes and floaters service is available has been published. It can be found here (look under downloads).
12/12/2016 - Children's Vision Service
PEG had a launch event on the 7th December. The event was led by PEG Operations Director - Kerry Irvine and local optometrist - Kevin Tait. Thank you to Communications Director, Dermot Keogh for hosting the event at his practice in Cheltenham.
Attendance at the event is not mandatory for participation in the service.
The service goes live on 4th January 2017, and referrals should start to arrive in practice around the end of January 2017.
If you click through to the children's section you can find more information.
30/8/2016 - Local Fundraising.
Please consider sponsoring the team from Gloucestershire Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Service who are completing a 7 day Offa's Dyke Vintage Challenge. More information can be found at http://eyetherapy.org/resources/OffasDykeChallengePoster.pdf
Donations can be made at http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/ODVC
Primary Eyecare Gloucestershire and Gloucestershire LOC are sure that all donations to important and worthwhile cause will be most appreciated.
The new 'Flashes and Floaters' service will launch on the 3rd October. In preparation all optometrists looking to provide the new service need to complete the WOPEC Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS) module. Please contact Adrian Street (Gloucestershire LOC Secretary) to request your module code.
We are pleased to announce that the Gloucestershire LOC formed company Primary Eyecare Gloucestershire (PEG) has negotiated with the Gloucestershire CCG to deliver Enhanced Community Optometry Services as follows:
We encourage all practitioners to respond with their intention to participate in the scheme by Monday 14th March 2016.
The first launch event will be for the Glaucoma service on Tuesday 12th April 2016 at Kingsholm stadium. This will be a 6pm start time. This will include training in readiness for ‘go live’ on.
If you have any queries please contact PEG at