Allowances

In addition to NHS General Ophthalmic Services (GOS) claims, other payments may be available too.

Continuing Education and Training (CET) allowance

Paid for CET undertaken in the previous calendar year. Details of entitlement are sent out to all registered opticians once a year.

Our application form can be found below.

Instructions are included on the form. Please check the Primary Care Administration (PCA) for the deadline date for submission.

Download the continuing education and training allowance form (PDF 189KB)

Pre-registration training grant

A claim can be made for the supervision of a pre-registration trainee at a practice.

Our application form can be found below. Instructions are on the form.

Download the pre-registration training form (PDF 603KB)