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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

Please read- Statement from Cheshire & Merseyside Health and care partnership

Statement regarding Cheshire and Merseyside System Pressures A small group is being formed to help look into the pressures on the health and care system. They will work to ensure no part of the system is creating unnecessary work for another and hope to identify where there are gaps in capacity. They would like to …

27 August 2021

Joint advice to help practices going forward from Monday 19th July. Joint statement guidance for primary eye care services in England 13th July 2021 Still-covering-up-poster

19 July 2021

Use of lateral flow devices for asymptomatic staff testing SOP and FAQs

Please note the attached circulars in respect of use of lateral flow devices for your asymptomatic members of staff testing. C1329_Use of lateral flow devices for asymptomatic staff testing for SARS CoV-2 in all NHS staff C1330_LFD test FAQs for NHS trusts – organisations and staff inc community interest companies (1) C1331_LFD test FAQs for …

8 July 2021

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LOCSU Latest News

Case Study: Implementation of a Postoperative-Cataract Service in Conjunction With Wakefield LOC

LOCSU has produced a case study looking at one of the first trusts to implement a Postoperative cataract service.

14 October 2021

Fresh New Look Planned for NOC in 2022

Work is underway for a new look NOC in the Spring of 2022.

11 October 2021

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