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.

For West Sussex LOC’s site please click here

Our next meeting

17th July 2024

East Sussex LOC Latest News

AGM Notice

Annual General Meeting Kings Centre, 27 Edison Road, Eastbourne, BN23 6PT Wednesday 10th April 2024: 7pm The AGM will be followed by a CPD Lecture: Ashkan Khalili, MD PhD FRCOphth: ‘Glaucoma, the lifelong battle: how to win’ CPD points for Optometrists, Dispensing Opticians and IP Optometrists have been applied for. If you wish to attend the …

22 March 2024

Cataract Pathway Information

Please click here for updated information on the NHS Sussex Integrated Cataract Pathway which was sent out last week. Please click here for the appendices referred to in the letter.

17 January 2024

MECS Decommissioning Comms

Please see official NHS Sussex communication plus information and guidance from the LOC. NHS Sussex MECS Decomissioning MECS decommissiong letter from LOC

4 January 2024

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LOCSU Latest News

Save the Date: Regional Optical Conferences Are Coming to You!

This November, LOCSU is going on the road again with seven Regional Optical Conferences.

15 July 2024

GOC’s Business Registrant Survey 2024

The GOC recently carried out a survey to understand more about the businesses it regulates and the issues they face.

1 July 2024

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Our next meeting

17th July 2024


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