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Norfolk and Waveney Local Optical Committee

Norfolk and Waveney LOC

Norfolk & Waveney LOC is a statutory organisation representing Performers and Contractors providing General Ophthalmic Services within the Norfolk & Waveney Integrated Care Board (ICB) area. The principal role of the LOC is to promote optometry within the local health economy for the benefit of the NHS and patients and to provide information and assistance to local contractors and performers by:

  • Liaising with local NHS Commissioners and other organisations.
  • Collating General Optical correspondence on mandatory procedures, best practices and benchmarking.
  • Disseminating information to the profession.
  • Developing the role of optometry in the community.
  • Developing partnerships with neighbouring LOCs.
  • Providing professional development and training opportunities for members of the profession.

Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians new to Norfolk & Waveney are invited to CREATE AN ACCOUNT  CLICK HERE 

Annual General Meeting

will be held in person at:

07:00 for 07:30p.m. 5th June 2024
Aldiss Park
Norwich Road
Dereham
Norfolk NR20 3PX

TO REGISTER & FULL DETAILS HERE

Norfolk and Waveney LOC Latest News

NWLOC AGM

All Norfolk & Waveney G.O.S. Providers in contract with NHS England are invited to attend: Norfolk & Waveney Local Optical Committee Annual General Meeting  07:00 for 07:30 p.m. 5th June 2024 Aldiss Park Norwich Road Dereham Norfolk NR20 3PX   The Annual General Meeting will be held in person at Dereham Town Football Club where …

25 April 2024

New Cataract Referral Policy

The Norfolk & Waveney Integrated Care Board has issued new guidance for referring of patients in need of cataract surgery. This guidance unifies procedures and standards and applies to referrals to all NHS providers in the district.  A new Cataract Threshold Policy and Cataract Referral Form have been issued and are to be implemented with immediate …

17 March 2024

NNUH Eye Casualty New Email Address

NNUH has notified us that the email address for Eye Casualty has been updated. Emergency and urgent referrals should be made using the information HERE

1 December 2023

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LOCSU Latest News

Updated GOC CPD Exceptions Policy

The GOC have today released the updated the CPD exceptions policy, which can be read here. This policy sets out the principles the Registrar will apply in deciding whether a registrant can remain on the register without having met the CPD requirements, to ensure decisions are made in a fair and consistent manner. It also … Continue reading “Updated GOC CPD Exceptions Policy”

17 May 2024

LOCSU Launches 2024/25 Forward Plan

This week, LOCSU launched the forward plan for 2024/25, with the continued focus of placing LOCs at the front and centre of everything we do.

14 May 2024

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Annual General Meeting

will be held in person at:

07:00 for 07:30p.m. 5th June 2024
Aldiss Park
Norwich Road
Dereham
Norfolk NR20 3PX

TO REGISTER & FULL DETAILS HERE

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