Walsall LOC successful in bid to provide enhanced services!

enhanced services launch

We are pleased to announce that Walsall LOC have been successful in negotiating the introduction of the three new enhance services.

We have won the bid, via the AQP process to provide :

Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS)
Intra-ocular Pressure (I.O.P) Repeat Readings Service
Cataract Pre- and Post- Referral Pathway

Contractors need to complete

·         Quality in Optometry Level 1

·         Quality in Optometry NHS Standard Contract Checklist (All 3 parts)

to be completed as soon as possible

·         Copy of practice Employers & Public Liability Insurance

·         Comply with Walsall CCG Safeguarding Policy

Practitioners need to complete

·         WOPEC/LOCSU Pears accreditation certificate covering both

lectures and OSCEs

·         DOCET Children safeguarding certificate

·         DOCET Adult safeguarding certificate

Services start date is 1st March 2016

We are holding a Launch event on: Tuesday 19th January 2016 at 6.30pm to be held at:
Walsall Village Hotel Tempus Drive,Tempus Drive,Tempus Ten,Walsall, WS2 8TJ.

Those contractors who wish to provide the services please complete the  Primary Eyecare WM Walsall Optomanager Registration form

We will let you know when the OSCE’s are taking place, please make sure you have done all the online WOPEC training for the three schemes.

Please confirm your interest and which services you are likely to provide. This is so we can add practices’ names and addresses to leaflets, promoting PEARS.

Could contractors provide the names of performers who will be delivering the service(s).