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Welcome to Heart of West Midlands Optical Confederation

Heart of West Midlands Optical Confederation

We are a confederation of LOCs in the West Midlands which comprises the following LOCs:

Birmingham LOC
Dudley LOC
Sandwell LOC
Solihull LOC
Walsall LOC
Wolverhampton LOC

Over the years we have worked closely together and this close working has greatly aided the commissioning of services in optometry practices locally. With the advent of ICBs with larger footprints, we have formed a confederation to give our optometry constituents a stronger voice. Optometry has much to offer and we want to drive that forward, improving patient care.

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FOC for LOCs Funding LOCSU Through the Levy

LOCSU is hosting the inaugural Chair Conference On Monday 10 June from 10am – 4pm at The Wesley London Euston.

20 May 2024

Updated GOC CPD Exceptions Policy

The GOC have today released the updated the CPD exceptions policy, which can be read here. This policy sets out the principles the Registrar will apply in deciding whether a registrant can remain on the register without having met the CPD requirements, to ensure decisions are made in a fair and consistent manner. It also … Continue reading “Updated GOC CPD Exceptions Policy”

17 May 2024

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