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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.

Our next meeting

The next  meeting is the COMMITTEE MEETING on evening of 24th April 2021 via Zoom.

Derbyshire LOC Latest News

Derbyshire LOC AGM- Tuesday 13th April 2021.

  This is your personal invite to attend the   Derbyshire LOC virtual AGM on Tuesday 13th April 2021 at 7.00 pm. AGM agenda 2021  The Zoom link can be ordered from Lesley Parkinson on the LOC email. The Chairman’s report, Minutes of 2020 AGM and the accounts can be found in the Member’s section.  Your …

8 March 2021

Education Event- The Low Vision Patient

On March 15th 2021 at 6.30PM there is an education event for Optometrists and GPs on Zoom presented by by Mr Pankaj Puri, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Royal Derby. It will cover aspects of Low Vision: causes, registration and support available. Places are limited so please contact Lesley Parkinson, derbyshireloc@gmail.com to register.

22 February 2021

VACCINES FOR OPTICAL STAFF

BY NOW, HOPEFULLY EVERY PRACTICE WILL HAVE HAD AN INVITE TO GET STAFF VACCINATED AGAINST COVID 19 AT THE ROYAL DERBY HOSPITAL. IF YOU HAVEN’T PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH NHS ENGLAND, EAST MIDLANDS. THE VACCINES ARE FOR STAFF WHO HAVE PATIENT INTERACTIONS. PLEASE MAKE SURE ALL YOUR STAFF GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE AN …

9 January 2021

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Help When It’s Needed Most

Optics has been through a turbulent time over the last year.

7 May 2021

PCSE – Rejected Paper Forms

NHS England and PCSE have reached an agreement to make upfront payments to those who have experienced significant numbers of rejections of the new paper GOS forms. 

30 April 2021

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Our next meeting

The next  meeting is the COMMITTEE MEETING on evening of 24th April 2021 via Zoom.

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