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Berkshire LOC

Berkshire LOC is the statutory body set up by the NHS to support all optical staff delivering NHS services under a GOS contract in Berkshire.

The main role of the LOC is to work with local NHS commissioners to make community eye care services accessible to patients and cost effective for the NHS. The objective of this website is to provide eye care practitioners, other health care professionals and the public with information about all aspects of eye care provision available within Berkshire.

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Berkshire LOC Latest News

Frimley Post Cataract Service – Launch Event

Monday 27th of November: Online: 6:30pm In preparation for the launch of their Post Cataract Service, Frimley Trust are inviting you to join them on Monday, 27th of November at 6:30pm to hear the about the clinical aspects of the service from the Ophthalmic Consultants. This service is scheduled to launch on the 1st of …

16 November 2023

Frimley Health – 28th November Teams Event

Online health event: 28th of November – 6.30pm-7.30pm Frimley Health transforms eye services at Heatherwood Hospital   Hospital eye services are in high demand, almost 10% of the national NHS backlog is in ophthalmology with hundreds of thousands of patients across the country currently on the waiting list to start treatment. The eye services we …

8 November 2023

SpaMedica Beyond Accreditation CPD Event – 6th of December

Please see invite below from SpaMedica: Good afternoon We have an exciting event coming up! Wednesday 6th December we are hosting a beyond accreditation event at our Wokingham hospital, RG41 2QJ for all Optometrists and Dispensing opticians. This will be a great way to show you the ways in which SpaMedica work, the patient’s journey, …

6 November 2023

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LOCSU Latest News

#YourLOC Campaign – Get Involved!

Do you want to help expand primary eyecare? Have your voice heard on issues that matter?

29 November 2023

LOC Listening Exercise, 2023-24

LOCSU has launched a listening exercise that aims to hear from as many LOC members and contractors as possible.

23 November 2023

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