This page provides information and links to the Optical Confederation which represents the profession in England, as well as information on England specific regulations, enhanced services and updates on national/ local activity. If you can’t find what you are looking for or would like to speak directly with our team please contact Debbie McGill dmcgill@abdolondon.org.uk


29 October 2019

Yesterday Primary Care Support England (PCSE) launched the online Ophthalmic Payment service, which is now live. This means that all users of the PCSE Online service can now submit GOS 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 forms online.

The full service, has also incorporated feedback from their early adopter users, to deliver even better functionality. This includes the auto population of claim values in GOS3 vouchers based on prescription entered, which will greatly improve the accuracy of claims.

PCSE will also be introducing some additional enhancements over the coming weeks, as a result of early adopter feedback including:

  • extending the time out on the signature capture on GOS claims
  • allowing a Performer to create a GOS3 once they have signed the declaration on a GOS1, which improves the workflow as they don’t need to wait until the GOS 1 has been submitted.

They expect to have these upgrades deployed by mid-November.

Updated User Guides will also be available for all GOS forms soon. These will include step by step instructions on submitting GOS4s, PVNs and GOS6s, and updated information on GOS1, GOS3 and GOS5. You can find out more via their website.

If you have any questions, please do get in touch with the team via pcse.optomengagement@nhs.net

ABDO, as part of the Optical Confederation, are still engaged with PCSE and NHS England regarding the cut-off date for submission of paper claims and we will keep our members informed regarding this and other updates.


Regional Lead: Abi Page FBDO
Email apage@abdolondon.org.uk



Local Leads

Natasha Beckwood FBDO

Jayshree Vasani FBDO

Ian Anderson FBDO

Email ianderson@abdolondon.org.uk

Regional Lead: Richard Rawlinson FBDO
Email rrawlinson@abdolondon.org.uk

Local Leads

Saima Begum Naroo FBDO
Email sbegumnaroo@abdolondon.org.uk

Katie Fenn BSc(Hons) FBDO
Email kfenn@abdolondon.org.uk

Lesley Parkinson FBDO CL
Email lparkinson@abdolondon.org.uk

Ian Sexton FBDO CL
Email isexton@abdolondon.org.uk

Simone Mason FBDO

Email smason@abdolondon.org.uk

Regional Lead: Richard Rawlinson FBDO
Email rrawlinson@abdolondon.org.uk

Local Leads

Simone Mason FBDO (Hons) SLD
Email smason@abdolondon.org.uk

Lynda Matthias FBDO
Email lmatthias@abdolondon.org.uk

Kimberley O’Donnell FBDO
Email kodonnell@abdolondon.org.uk

Lesley Oglethorpe FBDO CL
Email loglethorpe@abdolondon.org.uk

East Patel FBDO
Email epatel@abdolondon.org.uk

Sarah Pencott FBDO
Email spencott@abdolondon.org.uk

Amy Seaman FBDO
Email aseaman@abdolondon.org.uk

Jill Umpleby FBDO
Email jumpleby@abdolondon.org.uk

Lorraine Bleasdale FBDO
Email lbleasdale@abdolondon.org.uk

East Patel FBDO
Email epatel@abdolondon.org.uk

Sarah Pencott FBDO
Email spencott@abdolondon.org.uk

Amy Seaman FBDO
Email aseaman@abdolondon.org.uk

Jill Umpleby FBDO
Email jumpleby@abdolondon.org.uk

Lorraine Bleasdale FBDO
Email lbleasdale@abdolondon.org.uk

Regional Lead: Stuart Pell FBDO CL SMC(Tech)
Email spell@abdolondon.org.uk




Local Leads

Chris Bick FBDO
Email cbick@abdolondon.org.uk

Ashton Galloway FBDO CL
Email agalloway@abdolondon.org.uk

Jo Holmes FBDO
Email jholmes@abdolondon.org.uk

Andrew Tremain FBDO
Email atremain@abdolondon.org.uk

Wendy Wright FBDO (Hons) CL
Email wwright@abdolondon.org.uk

Ruth Shelton FBDO

Email rshelton@abdolondon.org.uk 

Judith Searle FBDO

Email jsearle@abdolondon.org.uk 

Liza Bacon FBDO CL

Email lbacon@abdolondon.org.uk 

Mark Humphrey-Ali FBDO

Email mhumphrey@abdolondon.org.uk 

Sarah West FBDO

Email swest@abdolondon.org.uk 

Grace Haine FBDO

Email ghaine@abdolondon.org.uk

Anne Gill FBDO

Email agill@abdolondon.org.uk

James Hall FBDO

Email jhall@abdolondon.org.uk

Adrian Street

Email astreet@abdolondon.org.uk


Useful links

Making Accurate Claims

NHS England

Optical Confederation

National Regulation

GOC Standards of practice
Click here
GOC supplementary guidance
Click here
Vouchers at a glance
Click here