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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.

Once registered and approved, using the Member’s page, optometrists and dispensing opticians are able to access the DLOC members area of the site.

Our next meeting

The next Committee meeting is on Monday, 10th February 2020 at 7pm. The venue is the Best Western Hotel, Bostock Lane, Long Eaton, NG10 4EP

Derbyshire LOC Latest News

LATEST MECS PRACTICES AND HOW TO GET INVOLVED

  Following on from yesterday’s NHSE letter, I thought it’d be a good idea to provide  list of practices that are open for urgent care i.e. MECS in Derbyshire. There is a spreadsheet with up-to-date practice opening times and contact details on the COVID page. This is subject to change obviously (and wow are things …

2 April 2020

NHS ENGLAND LETTER 1/4/2020

NHS ENGLAND HAVE FINALLY MADE A STATEMENT TO OPTICAL PRACTICES. THE DATE OF THE RELEASE IS PURELY CO-INCIDENTAL! CHECK IT OUT ON OUR COVID PAGE BUT I’M SURE YOU WILL HAVE HAD IT DIRECTLY. ALSO THERE IS A LIST OF PRACTICES ACTIVE IN THE MECS SCHEME WHERE YOUR PATIENTS CAN BE DIRECTED IF YOU ARE …

2 April 2020

***CET EVENT IN APRIL IS POSTPONED***

The Dry Eye Education event is postponed. We will announce new date in due course.

28 March 2020

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LOCSU Latest News

LOCSU announce 4-month pause in levy payments

Payments halted for April-July 2020

3 April 2020

OFNC guidance on changes to primary eye care in England

As set out in our statement of 1 April, this document addresses the main questions raised by our members so far about the NHS England optical letter of 1 April 2020.

2 April 2020

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Our next meeting

The next Committee meeting is on Monday, 23rd September 2019 at 7.30PM. The venue is the Best Western Hotel, Bostock Lane, Long Eaton, NG10 4EP.

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