Welcome to the Derbyshire Local Optical Committee website

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 at 7.30pm on 8th November 2021 via Zoom.

Derbyshire LOC Latest News

Resignation of an LOC member

Longstanding member of the committee, Elizabeth Northall has resigned due to other commitments. The Committee would like to thank her for all her work over the years.

20 September 2021

Advice on NHS mail accounts and Information Governance from LOCSU

  If you have an NHS mail account …, then here is the latest guidance on information governance for the account. NHSmail and DSPT comms v9 FINAL

20 September 2021

Self Isolation Guidance from NHS England

Letter from NHS England with latest self isolation guidance: 20210916 – Guidance on self isolation letter

20 September 2021

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LOCSU Latest News

Optometrists Asked to Update The NHSmail Data Protection Security Toolkit (DSPT)

NHSEI/NHS Digital has issued a request for NHSmail account holders to complete the Data Security & Protection Toolkit (DSPT).

20 September 2021

Launch of the Eye Care Hub Website

The national eye care recovery and transformation programme (NECRTP) team has launched a new website, the Eye Care Hub, on NHS Futures.

31 August 2021

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Our next meeting

The next  meeting is the COMMITTEE MEETING at 7.30pm on 8th November 2021 via Zoom.


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