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Cheshire Local Optical Committee

The Committee works on all issues relating to NHS Optometric Services in the county, including GOS sight tests, GOS Regulations and Terms of Service, Clinical Governance and Enhanced Services. The Committee holds its AGM in March; all Contractors and Optometrists practising in the area are encouraged to attend.

In addition, the Committee meet four times a year, if you are interested in attending as an observer, please contact sandiemcbennett.cheshireloc@gmail.com

Our next meeting date will be advised soon.

 

 

Cheshire LOC Latest News

CHESHIRE LOC AGM 2021 – TUESDAY 23RD MARCH 2021

AGM – TONIGHT – TUESDAY 23RD MARCH 2021     The next meeting of the Cheshire LOC will be the Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday 23rd March 2021 at 7.00pm by remote media. A link will be published nearer to the date.  

21 January 2021

East Cheshire Atrial Fibrillation Pilot

The East Cheshire Atrial Fibrillation pilot has started this week to coincide with AF awareness week. The East Cheshire local health network and NHS England approached Cheshire LOC with an idea of a pilot scheme to test patients who are over 60 years old for atrial fibrillation. AF is a major risk factor for ischaemic …

21 November 2020

Opera IT Platform Coming Soon – Be Ready!

Opera IT Platform Coming Soon – Be Ready! 9 October 2020 In August we announced that a new long-term IT partner, FDS Consultants, has been selected to provide a single IT platform for Primary Eyecare and our partner LOCs and optical practices. We anticipate starting the transition from OptoManager to the Opera platform from November 2020 and …

12 October 2020

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LOCSU Latest News

New OFNC Chair Confirms Course for the Coming Year

The incoming Chair of the Optometric Fees Negotiating Committee, Gordon Ilett, has thanked outgoing Chair Paul Carroll for the leadership he has provided throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

7 April 2021

Workshops Provide ‘Great Discussion and Feedback’

Last week two packed virtual workshops were held as LOCSU looked at the future of Optometry first urgent eyecare services.

31 March 2021

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