Welcome to East Sussex LOC's Website

East Sussex LOC

Welcome to the official website of the East Sussex Local Optical Committee (LOC). The East Sussex LOC is the official organisation that represents optical contractors and performers in East Sussex.

One of the main roles of the East Sussex LOC is to advise the local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) on matters relating to general ophthalmic services in the area.

The purpose of this site is to provide optometrists, other health care practitioners and the general public with information on locally available eyecare provision.

Our next meeting

19th May 2021

East Sussex LOC Latest News

Scope Webinar

Please find details of an upcoming webinar run by Scope – ‘The Mystery of the Dystrophies: A Corneal Prospective’ which will take place on Tuesday 8th June 7-8pm. Scope Webinar

7 June 2021

MECS and CUES Workshops

During Spring 2020 LOCSU worked with NHS England and colleagues from the CCEHC to develop and promote the COVID-19 Urgent eyecare service (CUES) pathway, receiving clinical endorsement from the College of Optometrists and Royal College of Ophthalmologists.  When first published, CUES was promoted as a response to the pandemic; to help ensure timely access to …

12 March 2021

Issues with PCSE Online

Please find a letter from PCSE re intermittent issues… Dear colleague, I’m writing to provide you with an update on the intermittent issues that ophthalmic users have been experiencing when using PCSE Online. First and foremost, I’d like to say sorry for the inconvenience that this may have caused practice teams. I would like to …

12 March 2021

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Award-winning Special Eye Care Service Starts Work

SeeAbility, has recently won the Heathcare and Medical Research Charity of the Year at the prestigious Charity Awards 2021.

16 June 2021

Details of Glaucoma Awareness Week Have Been Revealed

Glaucoma Awareness Week, coordinated by Glaucoma UK, will run from 28 June to 4 July this year, coming at a time when the UK is slowly emerging from covid-19 restrictions.

16 June 2021

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Our next meeting

19th May 2021


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