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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

Event: Managing Acute & Urgent Eye Conditions in Optometry – 5th May

Please see the invite below for further details of this event. Invite

8 April 2022

OFNC Press Statement: GOS Fees, Grants and Voucher Values

Please click HERE to view the update from OFNC regarding the Optometric Fees.

12 March 2022

New Online System for Free PPE

Please find below the link to the new online system to access free PPE: New online system launched for ongoing provision of free PPE to continue protecting our workforce and communities – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

11 March 2022

Reminder – East Sussex LOC AGM

This is a reminder that the East Sussex LOC would like to invite all members to attend its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 16th March 2022, starting at 7pm. The AGM will begin with a short presentation by Chris White, Head of Cyber & Innovation, The Cyber Resilience Centre for the South East. For more …

21 February 2022

UHs Sussex Trust – Post-Op Cataract Assessment Service: Expressions Of Interest

For the attention of practices who see Cataract post ops from St Richard’s and Southlands hospitals We have been asked by Primary Eyecare Services to circulate the information relating to the Post-op Cataract Assessment Service which can be found below. Please also note the service is targeted in West Sussex but there is a chance there …

17 February 2022

East Sussex LOC AGM – 16th March 2022

The East Sussex LOC would like to invite all members to attend its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 16th March 2022, starting at 7pm. The AGM will begin with a short presentation by Chris White, Head of Cyber & Innovation, The Cyber Resilience Centre for the South East. For more information, please click on the …

3 February 2022

UPDATED UK HEALTH SECURITY AGENCY GUIDANCE – ISOLATION (COVID)

Please click HERE to view the latest updated UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) guidance on isolation.

25 January 2022

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

LOCSU Produces Film To Guide LOCs Through Recent NHS Reforms

LOCSU has produced a short video that looks at what the NHS reforms will mean for Local Optical Committees (LOCs).

25 July 2022

LOCSU’s Response to the GOC’s Call for Evidence on the Opticians Act

LOCSU has submitted its response to the General Optical Council (GOC) on proposed changes to the Opticians Act.

20 July 2022

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