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Our next meeting:

The next committee is due to be held on Monday, June 27th 2022.

Hertfordshire LOC Latest News

Vacancies, Watford Contact Details And FODO News

We have 5 items for you today: Optom Vacancy – Diabetic Screening (Part Time) West Herts Diabetic Eye Screening Programme are looking for slit lamp graders who could possibly do a couple of sessions per week to help them increase the capacity for patients where images were unassessable (perhaps due to cataracts/asteroid hyalosis, etc).   If …

20 April 2022

Covid Testing, Wellbeing Webinar And Vacancies

We have 3 items for you today: Free Lateral Flow Tests for Staff To Continue NHSE&I have issued an urgent statement, “Living with COVID-19 – Testing Update”, which includes confirmation that Free Lateral Flow Tests WILL be available to front line staff in Primary Care. The full statement can be downloaded HERE. The AOP have …

20 April 2022

Managing Performer Lists, Uncertainty Over Free LFTs, Committee Members And FODO News

We have 5 items for you today: Optometrist Performer Listing  NHS England have issued an updated policy on managing applications to join the England performers lists, HERE. A statement from OFNC can be found HERE.  Herts LOC Welcomes New Committee Members The Herts LOC Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held via Zoom on Monday 21st March 2022. As part …

20 April 2022

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LOCSU Latest News

Minimising Sight Loss: Overcoming the Obstacles Event

This is an online event on 1st July 2022, held by NHS England and NHS Improvement eye care pathways improvement programme, the National Eye Care Recovery and Transformation Programme (NECRTP).

13 May 2022

Now Recruiting – Chief Executive, LOCSU

Circa £95,000 pa. London, EC1 (with potential for flexible working).

11 May 2022

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Our next meeting:

The next committee is due to be held on Monday, June 27th 2022.


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