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Optometrists: New online form for domiciliary visit notifications

A new, easy-to-use online form is now available on the PCSE website and is the quickest way to enter and submit a pre-visit notification (PVN) of a domiciliary visit to PCSE.
In order to complete the form, you will need to provide the same details currently required in a PVN and the following additional information: 

  • ODS code (also known as TP code) – if you do not know the ODS code for your practice you should contact the Exeter Helpdesk on 0300 3034 034 or E-mail: exeter.helpdesk@nhs.net
  • PCT code (this should be the same code that appears on the associated GOS6 claim)

When all the details have been correctly completed the form will be available to review, save and print as a pdf for future reference before it is submitted.  Please note you are required to keep a copy of all PVNs for post-payment verification purposes.
Once submitted you will then receive an acknowledgment email with a unique case reference number (CRN).  The subject heading of the email will include the post code of where the visit is due to take place to help you easily identify which PVN the case reference number relates to.  
The case reference number should be used in any further correspondence about the PVN.

The new forms will ensure PCSE has all the information needed on a PVN to process the associated GOS 6 claim efficiently.
The online form will also allow for substitutions and amendments to be made.

The new online form is available now on the Enquiry Form on the Contact Us page of the PCSE website.  Simply select ‘Pre-visit Notification’ from the drop down menu. 
For more information about submitting a PVN on PCSE Online please read see our dedicated page of Guidance and FAQs.


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