Information for Patients

Health and Care Numbers


From 11th June 2014, any patient who wishes to claim partial or full help towards their eye care must provide their optometry/opticians practice with their Health and Care Number.

Patients can click here to request a new medical card from BSO or update their personal details with our medical department.

To view the Health and Care Number poster (version 2.0 issued January 2015) showing more information about obtaining a Health and Care Number, please click here. This can be saved and copies printed if required.




Click here for more information on help with health costs


Find an Optician

Please click here to search for an optician in your local area.

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