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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 on the 23rd of June 2022.

Coventry & Warwickshire LOC Latest News

LOC AGM 2022

Hi All! We are holding the annual Coventry and Warwickshire LOC AGM on Thursday 12th May at the Warwick Arms Hotel, Warwick. Agenda (Approx): 6:30-7:30pm- Meeting with relevant reports from committee members and re-election and welcome of new committee members 7:00-7:45pm- Hot buffet, wine and chat with Optos and Warwickshire Vision Support 7:45-8:45pm- Mr Dong …

24 April 2022

Change to UHCW E-referrals Pathway

Change from 01/02/2022 When sending an e-referral to UHCW, all patients now need to be booked a telephone call back via SwiftQueue in addition to emailing the e-referral. This allows UHCW Eye Casualty to get in touch with the patient and the patient is aware of the time frame for a callback. Swiftqueue have opened …

31 January 2022

CHEC Coventry Open Evening Event!

CHEC are excited to announce that they have opened their brand new facility in Coventry and would like to invite all Optometrists within the area to their open evening event this month! Please find below an advert by CHEC providing more information on the event: Coventry Open Evening Invitation CHEC Also please find below an …

18 October 2021

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LOCSU Latest News

Details of Next LOC Induction Course Revealed

The Facilitated Induction programme is hosted using our Thinkific online platform and begins on Monday 12 September.

30 June 2022

Meet The Team: Nizz Sabir, Optical Lead

“Optometry became appealing after a visit with my mother to have her routine eye test at a local Optical practice”.

29 June 2022

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Our next LOC meeting is on the 23rd of June 2022.

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