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Derbyshire Local Optical Committee

The Derbyshire Local Optical Committee (DLOC) was formed in March 2008 following the reorganisation of NHS Primary Care Trusts and as of April 2013 represents Optometrists to the NHS England Local Area Team and the four CCGs in Derbyshire: Southern Derbyshire, Erewash, Hardwick Health and North Derbyshire.

The Member’s area is now operational. The minutes of the Committee meetings are there. Please follow the instructions and you will get an invitational email after a few days.

Next meeting: COMMITTEE MEETING – Tuesday 17th October at 8.00 pm by Zoom


Derbyshire LOC Latest News


Derbyshire LOC are very please to  have Dr Ricardo De Sousa Peixoto, FRCOphth, PhD, MBChB, BSc (hons), Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon with Special interest in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery give a lecture entitled ‘ A different approach to glaucoma care- from Community to hospital- a seamless process’. Please note the  start time of 7.00 pm. The lecture …

2 October 2023

Orthoptics Newsletter

  Please find latest Orthoptic Newsletter Summer 2023

22 July 2023

Freedom to Speak up Guardian

There is now a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian in Derbyshire. They are able to help practices ensure that they have appropriate measures in place to allow this. Contact details are on the attached poster. Freedom to speak up Guardian GPTF poster (1)

17 July 2023

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LOCSU Latest News

#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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Next meeting: COMMITTEE MEETING – Tuesday 17th October at 8.00 pm by Zoom



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