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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 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) 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 practice and benchmarking.
      • Disseminating information to the profession.
      • Developing the role of optometry in the community.
      • Developing partnerships with neighbouring LOCs.

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Norfolk and Waveney LOC Latest News

Cataract Surgery Referrals – CCG request

We have received a request from the commissioners about the way that we currently refer for cataract surgery. You will be aware there are huge differences in waiting times for cataract surgery between the main hospitals and the independent providers in the community. The CCG is keen to try to direct patients towards the community …

31 March 2022

NEW NNUH Referral Forms 2022

Updated versions of the Glaucoma Direct Referral, Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Rapid Access and Posterior Capsular Opacification forms have been uploaded to the Forms & Downloads page.  Please note these forms include new referral email addresses which should be used with immediate effect.

8 March 2022

Have your voice heard in Optometry – we want to hear from you!

Staff health and wellbeing survey  Nationally, primary care professionals are struggling to balance life and work and meet high levels of service demand. Good health and wellbeing provision is recognised as a key factor in helping people feel better, control their workload and thrive at work. That is why we have developed our Staff health …

11 February 2022

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LOCSU Latest News

Booking Opens for LOCSU’s National Optical Conference 2022

Booking has now opened for this year’s LOCSU National Optical Conference (NOC) in Leeds 10-12 October.

27 July 2022

LOCSU Launches LOC Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Survey

LOCSU is working with Local Optical Committees to assist them in using equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) across their committees and as part of their decision-making processes.

27 July 2022

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