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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 

Next Committee Meeting

will be held online via Zoom:

Budget Meeting (Invitees ONLY)
7:15 p.m. Wednesday 13 March 2024

 

Committee Meeting
7:30 p.m. Wednesday 13 March 2024

Please email Linda Vernon-Wood at vw42@icloud.com  to receive log-in details.

Norfolk and Waveney LOC Latest News

Covid-19 Management Advice

The below has been published in collaboration with ABDO, The AOP, FODO & LOCSU.  COVID-19 Due to the increasing case prevalence of seasonal flu, COVID-19 and respiratory illness, it is vital that practices maintain high standards of infection protection and controls, and stay vigilant to local public health advice. MORE

17 January 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

COVID-19 Boosters available now

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced the start of a booster vaccination programme that includes frontline health workers. Full information HERE

15 September 2023

More Norfolk and Waveney LOC News >

LOCSU Latest News

New Standard Clinical Specification To Enhance Access to Minor and Urgent Eye Care Across England Released

A new standard clinical specification for community minor and urgent eye care has been published today.

23 February 2024

PCSE Online System Downtime

Due to maintenance, PCSE Online will be unavailable from 6pm until 7.45pm on Thursday 15 February.

14 February 2024

More LOCSU News >

Next Committee Meeting

will be held online via Zoom:

Budget Meeting (Invitees ONLY)
7:15 p.m. Wednesday 13 March 2024

 

Committee Meeting
7:30 p.m. Wednesday 13 March 2024

Please email Linda Vernon-Wood at vw42@icloud.com  to receive log-in details.

LOCSU

LOCSU supports Local Optical Committees (LOCs) across a range of activities including commissioning guidance, policy development, governance and compliance support, education and communications. Visit locsu.co.uk or signup to the LOCSU newsletter