Latest PCA and OS Constitution

You can find the latest PCA here;

General Ophthalmic Services – PCA(O)(2019)

The most up to date Optometry Scotland Constitution can be found here;

Optometry Scotland Constitution 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

OS has created a FAQ document which covers all Frequently aked questions relating to changes to the regulations as of 1st October 2018.

This document was last updated on 5th November 2018 and is an ever changing document.

If you would like a scenario to be included in this please Contact Us

FAQs 2018 GOS Review – 5th Nov 2018



Fees and Voucher Guideline

You can see our General Ophthalamic Services examination fees and vouchers guideline which is specific to Scotland. If you are an OS member, you can contact us for a copy to be poste to your practice.

This guideline is for the current fees and voucher values

Fees data sheet GOS (1).

Treatment Ladders

Greater Glasgow and Clyde Treatment Ladders for Ocular conditions

Treatment Ladders GGC September 2018


Triage Form

Triage form for practice staff

Triage form SLM

Emergency triage protocol

See the new College of Optometrists front house staff emergency triage form which gives information on emergency eye triage protocol

Emergency triage protocol

Low Vision Service Review

Here you can see the Independent review of low vision service provision across Scotland carried out by NHS Education for Scotland.

Low Vision Services Review

General Ophthalmic Services - PCA(O)(2019)2 - Mandatory GOS training CET allowance Pre-reg grant Cancer Referral Guidelines

You can find here the attached PCA(O)(2019)02 which provides information on the undernoted;

  • Mandatory Training Requirements
  • Allowance for Continuing Education and Training – claim year 2018
  • Pre-registration Trainee Supervisor Grant
  • Scottish Referral Guidelines for Suspected Cancer
  • NHS Board contact details for SCI Gateway and Ophthalmic Listing Queries

General Ophthalmic Services – PCA(O)(2019)2 – Mandatory GOS training CET allowance Pre-reg grant Cancer Referral Guidelines



CET Allowance Application Form

Here you can find the CET allowance application form.

You should access the form and fill it in electronically before printing it off, signing it and scanning it to P&CFS for processing.

Microsoft word claim forms should be completed electronically as far as possible (i.e. all details except the claimant signature should be entered electronically), printed off, signed and then returned electronically by Friday 1 November 2019 to, with “CET Allowance Claim” in the subject header.

CET Claim Form – 2019