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Buckinghamshire LOC Latest News

Free Health and Wellbeing workshops from Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire & Berkshire (BOB) Integrated Care Board (ICB)

The following workshops are available free of charge to all staff within Optical practices across the BOB area:   Kindness In Healthcare- Introduction Workshops  Suitable for all roles, this 1 hour ‘Kindness into Action’ introduction workshop will help you understand the impact and importance of respect, kindness, positivity and incivility at work. You’ll gain a …

12 August 2022

Integrated Care Systems Established 1st July 2022

NHS Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) have been legally established on 1st July! This sees the end of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) which have managed local health services since the last set of legal reforms. ICSs are intended to bring about major changes in how health and care services are planned, paid for and delivered, and …

10 July 2022

Primary Eye Care Welcomes Fuller Stocktake Report

National optical representative bodies have welcomed the Fuller Stocktake report on integrating primary care in England. In Next steps for integrating primary care: Fuller Stocktake report, NHS England highlights the crucial role that primary eyecare and the other primary care specialisms have played at the heart of communities for generations. As Dr Claire Fuller, the CEO …

20 June 2022

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LOCSU Latest News

Booking Opens for LOCSU’s National Optical Conference 2022

Booking has now opened for this year’s LOCSU National Optical Conference (NOC) in Leeds 10-12 October.

27 July 2022

LOCSU Launches LOC Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Survey

LOCSU is working with Local Optical Committees to assist them in using equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) across their committees and as part of their decision-making processes.

27 July 2022

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