Welcome to Shropshire LOC website

Shropshire LOC

Welcome to the website of the Shropshire Local Optical Committee (LOC).

The purpose of this website is to provide eye care professionals, other medical professionals and the general public with information concerning all aspects of eye care provision within Shropshire.

The members area holds information pertaining to eye care practitioners. If you are a local practitioner and wish to access this information, please register using the link at the top of the page.

If you need further information about the LOC, please contact in the first instance either:

Paul Cottrell (Chairman) email or

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Our next meeting:

 9th September 2021

Oak Tree Centre Telford


Shropshire LOC Latest News

Shropshire Children’s Pathway

For practices previously registered for the Children’s pathway, this service will be re-commencing. If you wish to continue your involvement with this pathway please contact Bridget Morgan at CHEC who will be happy to provide further information.

13 May 2021

PPE supply

The Government is extending the provision of free PPE to health and social care providers until the end of March 2022. Following the previous announcement of free PPE provision to health, social care and public sector workers until the end of June 2021, the scheme will now be extended to the end of March 2022 …

7 May 2021


Due to the current Covid health emergency, Shropshire LOC, in line with other LOCs around the country have suspended CET provision for the remainder of 2020.  We are proud of our CET provision and when the time is right we will come back better than ever.

16 November 2020

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LOCSU Latest News

Treasurer sessions help share ideas

Three virtual sessions have been held for LOC treasurers to enable networking and share ideas.

29 July 2021

LOCSU’s Interim Clinical Director is named Vice Chair of the CCEHC

LOCSU’s interim clinical director Zoe Richmond has been elected as the new vice chair of the Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning (CCEHC) following a vote by the members of the Clinical Council.

27 July 2021

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Our next meeting:

 9th September 2021

Oak Tree Centre Telford



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