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Welcome to Coventry & Warwickshire LOC website

Coventry and Warwickshire Local Optical Committee is the official statutory body representing Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians within the area. The LOC works closely with local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG’s) to create community eye care services which provide accessibility for patients, supports the NHS, and promotes the skill set of eyecare professionals within Coventry and Warwickshire.

This website has been developed to be a source of up to date advice for local eye care professionals, and to allow easy access to useful documents, information, and guidelines.  We will also share upcoming news and events regularly that is specifically related to optics in Coventry and Warwickshire.

Our next LOC meeting is the 10th December 2020.

Coventry & Warwickshire LOC Latest News

How to apply for a NHS.NET email account

Hello All, As an LOC we are aware that many Optometrists are requiring a NHS.NET email account. Attached below is a PDF information guide with instructions explaining how to apply for a NHS.NET account, as well as who is eligible to apply. Instructions for NHS.NET application If you need any further assistance, please do not …

24 November 2020

Change of Date for New Paper GOS Forms

Not ready yet to move your GOS forms online? Don’t panic, PCSE have extended their move to GOS online until the 31st January 2021! This means current paper GOS forms can be used and submitted until this date and only the new style paper forms, which are only designed to be used if online claims …

24 October 2020

Upcoming CET Claim Deadline

The Continuing Education Training (CET) claim window is fast approaching its deadline date of the 30th of November 2020. The claims process is completely online, whereby postal submissions are not accepted. Registration via the PCSE online website is required and applicants can only claim for their CET grant through a contractor. This means employees will …

24 October 2020

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LOCSU launches #YourLOC campaign

Campaign aims to drive awareness of LOCs and the benefits of more optical practitioners getting involved

23 November 2020

NOC LOCSU/WOPEC Virtual Peer Discussion sessions announced

Sessions will feature aspects of LOCSU Clinical Pathways

19 November 2020

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Our next LOC meeting is the 10th December 2020.

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