CET Funding in England
The payment in respect of CET undertaken in the year to 31 December 2011 is £503.
Payments will be made retrospectively in respect of claims made by optometrists and ophthalmic medical practitioners relating to CET training undertaken during the year from 1 January to 31 December 2011. This year the period during which optometrists and ophthalmic medical practitioners may make their claims will be 1st August to 30th Novemeber 2012
The payment is due to -
(a) optometrists, other than a corporate optician; and
(b) ophthalmic medical practitioners, who conduct only sight tests and have no other remunerated medical employment (such as hospital work or general practice), who were on an ophthalmic list of a NHS Board or Local Health Board, or assisted a contractor in the provision of General Ophthalmic Services, for at least six months in the relevant year and have maintained their professional registration.
CLAIM FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE RELEVANT AREA TEAM
CET allowance payments (£ 529) are payable to contractors. A payment can be claimed by a contractor in respect of either:
- (a) CET he/she has undertaken personally in the year between 1st January to 31 December 2013.
- (b) CET undertaken in the year between 1st January to 31 December 2013 by an ophthalmic practitioner on the Ophthalmic Performers List.
CET Forms for (England) 2015 have just been released