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Rotherham & Barnsley LOC

Rotherham & Barnsley LOC represents the interests of local optical practitioners, contractors and performers. It provides advice and support on any matter concerning the NHS optical contract (and terms of service), on locally agreed enhanced services and on developments such as clinical governance. It also acts as a source of information for enquiries from members of the public.

 

 

Rotherham and Barnsley LOC Latest News

Rotherham MECS to end on 31st March 2021

Unfortunately, the MECS scheme in Rotherham will come to an end on 31st March 2021.  Further information to follow.

6 March 2021

New Rotherham Ophthalmology Emergency Number

Please use the following number for  all EMERGENCY Ophthalmic concerns:  07514621998 for Rotherham HES between clinic hours of 08.30- 17.30. Outside of these hours, please use the on-call Ophthalmologist via switchboard. This is in use from the 3rd March 2021. Please do not give this out to patients or GPs, it is for Optometry use only. For …

6 March 2021

COVID Vaccine for Locums

Locums, please register for the vaccine via the following link, if you have not already done so through other routes: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSekRWH-2XQDebnx5mTwLkdDZzQHUDwAJ7K3-XQ3fSJWKL0-aA/viewform 

16 January 2021

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New OFNC Chair Confirms Course for the Coming Year

The incoming Chair of the Optometric Fees Negotiating Committee, Gordon Ilett, has thanked outgoing Chair Paul Carroll for the leadership he has provided throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

7 April 2021

Workshops Provide ‘Great Discussion and Feedback’

Last week two packed virtual workshops were held as LOCSU looked at the future of Optometry first urgent eyecare services.

31 March 2021

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