Guidance on Universal Credit for optical practices



Universal Credit is now being phased in across the UK. It replaces other income-based benefits, and the Optical Confederation has released guidance for practitioners about how to handle claims for NHS (GOS) sight tests and assistance towards the cost of spectacles.

You can read the full guidance here, which replaces all previous Optical Confederation guidance on Universal Credit. In case of further queries, contact Debbie McGill,