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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

Update to the NHSmail and Data Protection Security Toolkit (DSPT)

All organisations with NHSmail accounts are required to complete the Data Security & Protection Toolkit (DSPT) on an annual basis and completing the DSPT is a prerequisite for signing up to an NHSmail account. NHSmail provides a secure platform to transmit and receive optometry communication across eye care providers and other community and health services. …

9 October 2021

Training Opportunity to Support Eyecare Services for People with a Learning Disability

A series of six online teaching sessions are being launched aimed at preparing eyecare practitioners to deliver services to people with learning disabilities. FULL DETAILS

28 September 2021

Central Fund Supports Eye Health Week

The Central Fund has again partnered with Eye Health UK to support National Eye Health Week This year the digital Vista Magazine features an interview with cover star Myleene Klass, also it is jam-packed with handy lifestyle tips & eye care advice to help people keep their eyes and vision healthy. There’s also a Resource …

27 September 2021

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Case Study: Primary Eye Care Support for Stroke Prevention in Cheshire

Optometrists in Cheshire have been taking part in a lifesaving trial to help detect a condition known as Atrial Fibrillation (AF).

26 October 2021

Case Study: Implementation of a Postoperative-Cataract Service in Conjunction With Wakefield LOC

LOCSU has produced a case study looking at one of the first trusts to implement a Postoperative cataract service.

14 October 2021

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