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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

20th July 2022

East Sussex LOC Latest News

Withdrawal of UKHSA Infection Prevention And Control Measures in England

The College of Optometrists has new information following the withdrawal of UKHSA infection prevention and control measures in England, which you can share with your mailing lists. Please see the statement: Withdrawal of UKHSA infection prevention and control measures in England – College of Optometrists (college-optometrists.org)

20 June 2022

Updated Clinical Policies

We have been asked to send out information on updated clinical policies by Sussex NHS Commissioners.  Further details can be found below. Kind regards East Sussex LOC **************************************************************************************************************** Dear LOC Chairs Please see attached a letter from Steve Peacock, Associate Director for Planned Care, regarding changes in the clinical policy relating to Cataracts for circulation to your …

28 May 2022

Making Accurate Claims in England 2022

Please click to access Making Accurate Claims in England 2022

19 May 2022

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LOCSU Latest News

Booking Opens for LOCSU’s National Optical Conference 2022

Booking has now opened for this year’s LOCSU National Optical Conference (NOC) in Leeds 10-12 October.

27 July 2022

LOCSU Launches LOC Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Survey

LOCSU is working with Local Optical Committees to assist them in using equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) across their committees and as part of their decision-making processes.

27 July 2022

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Our next meeting

20th July 2022

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