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Berkshire LOC

Berkshire LOC is the official organisation which represents optometrists and opticians in our area.

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

An exploration of community eyecare for children

Dear optometrists, RE: An exploration of community eyecare for children: identifying barriers and enablers using a grounded theory approach.     We would like to invite you to take part in a research study that is being conducted at City, University of London. It is up to you whether you would like to take part or …

24 November 2020

Glaucoma Masterclass Series – Session 2: Visual Fields

CET Event Please note this is not a Berkshire LOC event and there is currently no community based glaucoma pathway in our area.     

21 November 2020

Post cataract scheme – Royal Berkshire Hospital Trust

Post Cataract Scheme Launch Early 2021 will see the launch of a post cataract scheme available to all patients in  East and West Berkshire who undergo uncomplicated cataract surgery at either the Royal Berkshire Hospital or King Edward VII Hospital. The launch date will be confirmed as soon as it is received, but to be …

19 November 2020

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LOCSU Latest News

LOCSU launches #YourLOC campaign

Campaign aims to drive awareness of LOCs and the benefits of more optical practitioners getting involved

23 November 2020

NOC LOCSU/WOPEC Virtual Peer Discussion sessions announced

Sessions will feature aspects of LOCSU Clinical Pathways

19 November 2020

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