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Single Point of Access for non emergency referrals in Waltham Forest

Community optometrists need to send referrals directly to a new Single Point of Access (SPoA), which routes them to the patient’s preferred hospital for triage and management.   For NEL referrals please email: For general queries please email:   Please see the below link for further details about what should be included in referrals and further …

13 May 2024

AGM & CPD 8th May 2024

Dinner, CPD and AGM opportunity -8th May 2024.   Dear All, This year’s NELLOC AGM will be held on Wednesday 8th May at Kanchans banqueting Suite, 53-55 Perth Road, Gants Hill, Ilford, Essex, IG2 6BX.(Nearby Car Park Cranbrook Road IG2 6NB). The North East London Local Optical Committee are pleased to announce another face to …

22 April 2024

NHS Email Address Authentication Code From NHSBSA

There have been enquiries from practitioners who need an email and one of the requirements is an Authentication Code from the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA). NHS Business Services Authority have advised the following: Contractors now apply through the NHS Mail Portal for Optometry, however they require an authentication code from ourselves to apply. …

8 December 2023

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LOCSU Chair Conference: 10 June

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.

17 May 2024

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