Welcome to Rotherham & Barnsley LOC

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.



Next LOC meeting:

Wednesday 7th Feb 2024

7.30pm via Zoom 

Rotherham and Barnsley LOC Latest News

2024 Meeting dates uploaded

Please see new meeting dates for 2024 under “Events” tab

14 December 2023

AGM & 3 CPD points on Wed 21st June – Holiday Inn, Dodsworth, Barnsley

  We would like to invite you to the Rotherham and Barnsley LOC AGM event on Wed 21st June, starting 6pm with food/networking, 6.30pm CPD and 7.45pm AGM. 3 CPD points – ” Avoiding complaints in Myopia Management” with Richard Edwards, Clinical Consultant to the OCCS. Points available for Optometrist and Dispensing Opticians. Please click …

29 May 2023

New Rotherham MECS Pathway

Please see details of the new Rotherham MECS pathway via Practitioner Information > Rotherham Referrals

18 June 2022

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LOCSU Latest News

OFNC – Derisory GOS Fee Imposed by DHSC

Government has today announced that it has decided to impose another real-terms cut to the NHS sight test fee.

26 March 2024

OFNC Update on GOS Fees 2024/25

Many contractors have been asking for news about fees and grants. 

5 March 2024

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Next LOC meeting:

Wednesday 7th Feb 2024

7.30pm via Zoom 


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