17 May 2021
Thanks to Sight and Sound Technology for a great CET section at our AGM last week. It was informative and interesting to see all the new technologies available for sight impaired people.
The date for our next committee meeting has been set and we also hope to hold a further CET event later in the year.
Durham LOC Latest News
LOCSU are recruiting Optical Leads
Please see our job vacancies section if you are interested in applying for this role. The closing date is this coming Thursday.
6 June 2021
New Job Vacancies Page
We have added a Job Vacancies page to the website. This will be in the “Professionals” drop down menu, so member access is not needed to see posts. Please contact us if you wish to add a vacancy.
24 May 2021
AGM and CET Webinar Link
Please click on the link below to register for our AGM and CET event on Wednesday 12th May. 1 CET point is available via a webinar being delivered by Sight and Sound Technology regarding technology for visually impaired people. There will be an update from LOSCU, as well as the usual update from the past …
6 May 2021
AGM and CET event
Our AGM is scheduled for Wednesday 12th May and will feature an update from LOCSU and a webinar on “Assistive Technology” (CET points applied for). You will have received a copy of the nomination form to apply to join the committee if you are on our mailing list. A full agenda and reports for the …
29 April 2021
New Version of See Ability Leaflet
Please see the Patients Area for a new version of the See Ability “People with Learning Disabilities” leaflet. This contains up to date information on the practices linked with this scheme, and details of how the scheme works.
14 April 2021
All Services Stopped on Optomanager
As of today, all services have ceased on Optomanager. No episodes should be inputted on to this platform. For any Children’s Pathway, PwLD or Low Vision please keep paper records for now and we will update you once these services are live on Opera.
9 April 2021
GRR Service is Live on Opera
Please start inputting your GRR episodes via the Opera platform.
2 April 2021
GRR Service Update
Please be aware that these episodes should no longer be inputted on Optomanager. This service is moving to Opera, but has been delayed, so for now PES are advising a manual record of any relevant episodes are kept and inputted once the Opera service is live. There is a virtual drop in session tomorrow evening …
23 March 2021
Durham CCG have asked the LOC to remind optical practices that all routine onward referral requests to hospital eye services should continue to be arranged by the patient’s registered GP practice. Routine referrals should go to the GP, not directly to a hospital. If you are doing a cataract referral within OPERA the referral automatically …
19 March 2021