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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 …@nhs.net, 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

Downloadable, Editable Electronic GOS 18 now available

Please go to our Referral Pathways Page to access this.

9 August 2021

NEW CET EVENT ON LOW VISION TECHNOLOGY

Derbyshire LOC would like to invite you to a CET Event on Tuesday 10th August at 7.00 pm. This event is being run by Sight and Sound Technology Ltd for Derbyshire LOC. There is 1 interactive point for OO’s and DO’s. Please do invite your colleagues. Everyone is welcome including pre regs, ECLO’s, orthoptists etc. …

19 July 2021

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

There is a new resource to help with Dry Eye Prescribing

There is a link on the referral pathways page to help with prescribing for dry eye patients.

22 November 2020

Online Visual Fields CET Available

Please use this link to some online CET visual fields invite – hyperlinked_REV_3

22 November 2020

LOCSU Latest News

Case Study: Implementation of a Postoperative-Cataract Service in Conjunction With Wakefield LOC

LOCSU has produced a case study looking at one of the first trusts to implement a Postoperative cataract service.

14 October 2021

Fresh New Look Planned for NOC in 2022

Work is underway for a new look NOC in the Spring of 2022.

11 October 2021

Afghan relocation and resettlement schemes – additional guidance for optometry practices

Individuals and families arriving in the UK under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy (ARAP) scheme or Afghan citizens’ resettlement scheme (ACRS) will be entitled to free NHS care.

8 October 2021

Influenza Vaccine Funding for Primary Eyecare Announced

NHS England and NHS Improvement have made new funding available for influenza vaccines for patient-facing NHS general ophthalmic contractors and their frontline staff.

30 September 2021

Derbyshire LOC would like to invite you to a CET Event on Tuesday 21st September at 7.30 pm.

This event is the launch of the new cataract pathway in Derbyshire. if you wish to be part of this scheme you need to attend the event. If you are unable to attend please contact the committee ASAP.

There is 1 interactive point for OO’s.

 

Derbyshire LOC would like to invite you to a CET Event on Tuesday 21st September at 7.30 pm.

This event is the launch of the new cataract pathway in Derbyshire. if you wish to be part of this scheme you need to attend the event. If you are unable to attend please contact the committee ASAP.

There is 1 interactive point for OO’s.

 

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