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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

Minimising Sight Loss: Overcoming the Obstacles Event

  This is an online event on 1st July 2022, held by NHS England and NHS Improvement eye care pathways improvement programme, the National Eye Care Recovery and Transformation Programme (NECRTP). About the Event There is now a wide awareness that eye care is a high priority area, being the specialty with the highest hospital outpatient activity …

13 May 2022

Now Recruiting – Chief Executive, LOCSU

Chief Executive, LOCSU Circa £95,000 pa, London, EC1 (with potential for flexible working) We’re offering you the opportunity to become the next Chief Executive of LOCSU, the Local Optical Committee Support Unit, which offers support services for Local Optical Committees across the country, enhancing eye care services through collaboration and expertise.   Our next Chief …

13 May 2022

‘Optic Discs- Papilloedema?’ – 14th June

Lorcan Butler – The Optical Engagement Manager will be presenting a CPD session via Zoom in conjunction with South West & South East England LOCs for Optometrists & Dispensing Opticians on 14th June @19.00 Hrs. It is entitled ‘Optic Discs- Papilloedema?’ All Optometrists, Dispensing Opticians & Pre-Reg Students are more than welcome. It is broken …

11 May 2022

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LOCSU Latest News

Minimising Sight Loss: Overcoming the Obstacles Event

This is an online event on 1st July 2022, held by NHS England and NHS Improvement eye care pathways improvement programme, the National Eye Care Recovery and Transformation Programme (NECRTP).

13 May 2022

Now Recruiting – Chief Executive, LOCSU

Circa £95,000 pa. London, EC1 (with potential for flexible working).

11 May 2022

More LOCSU News >

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LOCSU

LOCSU supports Local Optical Committees (LOCs) across a range of activities including commissioning guidance, policy development, governance and compliance support, education and communications. Visit locsu.co.uk or signup to the LOCSU newsletter