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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

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

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

LOCSU’s Inaugural Chair Conference is a Great Success

This month, over 50 attendees joined LOCSU’s inaugural chairs conference in London.

21 June 2024

LOCSU Chair Conference: 10 June

LOCSU is hosting the inaugural Chair Conference on Monday 10 June from 10am – 4pm at The Wesley London Euston.

20 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

LOCSU

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