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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

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Cheshire LOC Latest News


Cheshire LOC are immensely pleased to confirm that a recent application to Cheshire & Merseyside ICB Transformation Fund has been successful.  A substantial award has been approved with the objective of upskilling the Optometrist workforce in Cheshire and Mersey.  The education funding will be offered to Optometrists working in Cheshire (there is also funding for …

26 October 2023

Cheshire LOC Meetings

The next meeting of the Cheshire LOC will be held on Wednesday 29th November 2023 at 6.30pm at the The Swan, Tarporley, CW6 0AG.  Observers welcome. Please contact  

8 August 2023

Sight Loss Information Line

There is a sight loss information line that is a National Lottery funded project in partnership with NHS England, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire East Council, Vision Support and East Cheshire Eye Society.

30 June 2023

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#YourLOC Campaign – Get Involved!

Do you want to help expand primary eyecare? Have your voice heard on issues that matter?

29 November 2023

LOC Listening Exercise, 2023-24

LOCSU has launched a listening exercise that aims to hear from as many LOC members and contractors as possible.

23 November 2023

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