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Pennine Lancashire LOC

Pennine Lancashire Local Optometric Committee is the organisation representing Optical professionals in East Lancashire. The LOC is the statutory NHS body which represents the providers and performers of General Ophthalmic Services (GOS),as well as other local optometric services, in the area. Our function is to liaise with NHS England, local area teams and Clinical Commissioning Groups and Sustainable Transformation Partnership’s (STP) on matters relating to eye care. We also organise CET events and peer discussion events for optical professionals. Any queries you would like to bring to our attention please contact Mr Clive Duerden via  email on penninelancsloc@hotmail.com

Pennine Lancashire LOC Latest News

Wet AMD referrals

ALL Wet AMD referrals need to be sent to a dedicated e-mail address at the office – FAXed referral forms or those sent to the coordinators’ e-mails will no longer be received by the office; you MUST send them to the address below (it’s also on the new referral form) and call the office to …

26 January 2021

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Optometrists Asked to Update The NHSmail Data Protection Security Toolkit (DSPT)

NHSEI/NHS Digital has issued a request for NHSmail account holders to complete the Data Security & Protection Toolkit (DSPT).

20 September 2021

Launch of the Eye Care Hub Website

The national eye care recovery and transformation programme (NECRTP) team has launched a new website, the Eye Care Hub, on NHS Futures.

31 August 2021

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