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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 

Committee Meeting

will be held on Zoom at
07:30p.m.
on
11th September 2024

Please email Linda Vernon-Wood (vw42@icloud.com)  at least 48 hours in advance for a link to join the meeting.

Norfolk and Waveney LOC Latest News

NHS England – Primary Care Support England – eGOS Claim Queries

eGOS claim query improvements now live  

25 June 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

More Norfolk and Waveney LOC News >

LOCSU Latest News

Save the Date: Regional Optical Conferences Are Coming to You!

This November, LOCSU is going on the road again with seven Regional Optical Conferences.

15 July 2024

GOC’s Business Registrant Survey 2024

The GOC recently carried out a survey to understand more about the businesses it regulates and the issues they face.

1 July 2024

More LOCSU News >

Committee Meeting

will be held on Zoom at
07:30p.m.
on
11th September 2024

Please email Linda Vernon-Wood (vw42@icloud.com)  at least 48 hours in advance for a link to join the meeting.

LOCSU

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