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Future Events

Our next committee meeting is on Tuesday 12th October, 2021.

Past Events

NTWLOC AGM & CET Event
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear LOC held their AGM and CET Evening on Monday 20th September.

SeeAbility hosted a virtual CET event on 22nd of September, 7pm on behalf of NTW LOC, via zoom.

Entitled ” Adapting Optical Practice for people with Learning Disabilities”.

AGM

Our annual (and first virtual) AGM was held on September 15th, 2020 and was followed by a memorial to two optometrists who sadly passed away during 2020, Brian Harvey and Keith Little. Slides shown at the event will be available shortly.


NTW LOC hosted a Q&A webinar on Tuesday 12th  May 2020, attracting over 125 attendees.  Differentiation of essential, emergency and urgent eyecare was discussed by the LOC committee, with input from NHS England leads for the North East and North Cumbria, Angela Henderson and Jane Ranns. An update on CUES commissioning and PPE provision was also given. Many questions submitted in advance of the event and asked on the night were answered by the LOC, Angela and Jane. Thank you to everyone that attended.

 


January’s CET Event held at Stadium of Light, Sunderland proved popular with over 140 attendees, thanks to all that attended. Ms. W. Adams, Consultant Neuro-Ophthalmologist gave an update on swollen disc referral. Mr. I. Masri, Lead for Eye Emergency Department and Vitro-retinal Surgeon provided an overview of how SEI will be managing people who attend the Eye Emergency Department in future.

Our next meeting

Our next meeting will be Tuesday the 14th December. This will be a virtual meeting.

Our next meeting

Our next meeting will be Tuesday the 14th December. This will be a virtual meeting.

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