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Avon LOC Latest News

NEW SERVICE LAUNCH Somerset Surgical Services Post-Cataract Service

Primary Eyecare Services are launching a new post-cataract services. For further information, please use the following link: Somerset Surgical Pre-Launch

14 May 2024

Secondary Care Referral Survey

Hello I am Emily Charlesworth a postdoctoral research fellow at Anglia Ruskin University. We are currently distributing a survey to investigate how optometrists refer into secondary care and which referral pathways exist in different areas of the UK. If any specific pathways exist the survey will ask further questions regarding the optometrist’s experience of using these …

13 May 2024

New general ophthalmic services fees 01 April 2024

New general ophthalmic services fees for 2024/25 From 1 April 2024, there is new guidance setting out fees for general ophthalmic services, including: ​NHS sight test fee and NHS domiciliary fees NHS optical voucher values Continuing education and training payment for 2023, payable in 2024 Grant payable to supervisors of pre-registration trainees You can read the guidance here in full. The …

3 April 2024

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FOC for LOCs Funding LOCSU Through the Levy

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

20 May 2024

Updated GOC CPD Exceptions Policy

The GOC have today released the updated the CPD exceptions policy, which can be read here. This policy sets out the principles the Registrar will apply in deciding whether a registrant can remain on the register without having met the CPD requirements, to ensure decisions are made in a fair and consistent manner. It also … Continue reading “Updated GOC CPD Exceptions Policy”

17 May 2024

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