Data Security Requirements

Please find attached guidance for implementing the new data security and protection requirements whose target audience is those who provide eye health services, contracting via the NHS Standard Contract. To view the advice issued by LOCSU and the Optical Confederation please click HERE


You can also download a copy from LOCSU website at


General Data Protection Directive (GDPR)

Please be aware that wider data changes will take effect from 25 May 2018, when the General Data Protection Directive (GDPR) applies. You should therefore read this guidance in conjunction with Optical Confederation guidance on changes to data protection law.