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Dorset LOC

Welcome to your Local Optical Committee (LOC).

This our new site which is currently under construction.

The LOC exists for you, a source of information, a place for guidance, and an organisation to represent you. We hope you will contact us if we can be of assistance.

Our next Virtual LOC Meeting is on:

10 April 2024

At 1830 hrs

Date of AGM

Wednesday 15 May 2024

Dorset LOC Latest News

Notification of Annual General Meeting & Lecture presented by Consultant Ophthalmologist Andy Turnbull

03 April 2024 Notification of Annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Dorset LOC will be held on Wednesday 15th May 2024 at 6.30 pm at The RNLI College, West Quay Road, Poole, BH15 1HZ. Registration and a light buffet will be served from 6.30 pm and following the AGM, Andy Turnbull …

3 April 2024

New general ophthalmic services fees for 2024/25

New general ophthalmic services fees for 2024/25 From 1 April 2024, there is new guidance setting out fees for general ophthalmic services, including: ​NHS sight test fee and NHS domiciliary fees NHS optical voucher values Continuing education and training payment for 2023, payable in 2024 Grant payable to supervisors of pre-registration trainees You can read the guidance here in full. The …

3 April 2024

SpaMedica Cataract Post-Operative Accreditation Webinar – 2 CPD points

On 3rd April 2024, Spamedica are hosting a Cataract Post-Operative Accreditation webinar from 630-830pm. For more information please use the following link: Cataract Post-Operative Accreditation Webinar _ SpaMedica To register please use the following link: Book Now  

22 March 2024

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LOCSU Latest News

FOC for LOCs Funding LOCSU Through the Levy

LOCSU is hosting the inaugural Chair Conference On Monday 10 June from 10am – 4pm at The Wesley London Euston.

20 May 2024

Updated GOC CPD Exceptions Policy

The GOC have today released the updated the CPD exceptions policy, which can be read here. This policy sets out the principles the Registrar will apply in deciding whether a registrant can remain on the register without having met the CPD requirements, to ensure decisions are made in a fair and consistent manner. It also … Continue reading “Updated GOC CPD Exceptions Policy”

17 May 2024

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Our next Virtual LOC Meeting is on:

10 April 2024

At 1830 hrs

Date of AGM

Wednesday 15 May 2024

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