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Norfolk and Waveney Local Optical Committee

Norfolk and Waveney LOC

Norfolk & Waveney LOC is a statutory organisation representing Performers and Contractors providing General Ophthalmic Services within the Norfolk & Waveney Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) area. The principal role of the LOC is to promote optometry within the local health economy for the benefit of the NHS and patients and to provide information and assistance to local contractors and performers by:

      • Liaising with local NHS Commissioners and other organisations.
      • Collating General Optical correspondence on mandatory procedures, best practice and benchmarking.
      • Disseminating information to the profession.
      • Developing the role of optometry in the community.
      • Developing partnerships with neighbouring LOCs.

The aim of this website

is to provide information for eye care practitioners & health care professionals about all aspects of eye care provision within Norfolk and Waveney. Please explore our site by clicking on the subject related links.

Norfolk and Waveney LOC Latest News

Maintaining High Standards of Infection Control

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians and The College of Optometrists urge all employers to support their clinicians and their teams to maintain the high standards of infection control. Now that most optometrists, dispensing opticians and practice staff have received their COVID vaccination across all of the UK, we have made an important step forward …

22 April 2021

Norfolk & Waveney LOC – Creating New Website Accounts

The previous NWLOC website is no longer accessible. Your log-on details will no longer work. To access this new NWLOC website’s protected data for optometrists and dispensing opticians have to create a new account, using your personal email address. Practice email addresses shared by Optometrists and Dispensers will not be accepted. Some practitioners have already …

23 March 2021

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Help When It’s Needed Most

Optics has been through a turbulent time over the last year.

7 May 2021

PCSE – Rejected Paper Forms

NHS England and PCSE have reached an agreement to make upfront payments to those who have experienced significant numbers of rejections of the new paper GOS forms. 

30 April 2021

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