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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

17th March 2021

East Sussex LOC Latest News

Ordering Lateral Flow Tests

This is a reminder to those contractors who have not yet placed an order for Covid-19 lateral flow antigen self-testing kits: Ordering your Covid-19 lateral flow antigen self-testing kits – Primary Care Support England If you have any queries, we would refer you to email england.covid-lfd@nhs.net

11 February 2021

New vaccination information

We have been made aware of some updated information with regards to vaccines available for local optometry staff. Please click on the link below: Sussex Covid-19 Vaccination Programme

29 January 2021

LOC AGM

The East Sussex LOC would like to invite all members to attend its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 17th March 2021, starting at 7pm. For more information, please click on the link below. This year, there are 7 places up for election on the East Sussex Local Optical Committee. If you have an interest in …

27 January 2021

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Benevolent fund offers support

Covid is making life difficult for most people but for optometrists whose work patterns have been significantly affected, it might be having devastating effects on your ability to support yourself and your family.

25 February 2021

Glaucoma UK statistics highlight severe COVID-19 impact on eye health services

In a collaborative project with Wilmington Healthcare, Glaucoma UK compared figures from 2019 with those from 2020, to determine the reduction in patient care due to the coronavirus pandemic.

25 February 2021

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Our next meeting

17th March 2021

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