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Welcome to Berkshire Local Optical Committee

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

PCSE issue resolved

The issue which users experienced yesterday whilst accessing PCSE Online has now been resolved, our technical experts will continue to monitor the situation throughout the day. We apologise for the inconvenience this has caused.      

19 September 2020

National Eye Health Week

This year’s National Eye Health Week (NEHW) will take place from 21 to 27 September 2020, promoting the importance of good eye health and the need for regular eye tests for all.

18 September 2020

Go live date for the new paper GOS forms

As many practices are in the middle of transitioning to the new online GOS claims system, to help make roll outs as smooth as possible, we’ve moved the date for the introduction of new paper forms to 1 November. This means the current paper forms remain in use until Saturday 31 October. You will receive a contingency pack of the new style paper forms in the next few weeks.  …

17 September 2020

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Refreshed clinical pathway for People with Learning Disabilities now available

Pathway changes are designed to improve outcomes for this hard-to-reach patient group

18 September 2020

CUES recognised as Catalyst for Change

Service to form basis for NHSE/I transformational approach to deliver NHS LTP

18 September 2020

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