Welcome to Shropshire 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 for 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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Thank you

Shropshire LOC Latest News

Emergency Referrals

Following the EeRS role out – please continue to call UEC for all Emergencies

21 September 2023

Wet AMD Referrals following MECS

All Wet AMD referrals following a MECS are required to be emailed to SATH Fast Track with attached OCT scans if possible. Going forward following the role out of EeRS, these should be sent via Cynapsis EeRS portal

21 September 2023

EeRS Launch

What is it? EeRS stands for Electonic Eyecare Referral System. We are very excited to announce that Shropshire have been chosen as one of the early adopter regions for the launch of EeRS. This will make all referrals in Shropshire faster and more reliable, with a direct referral to Ophthalmology. It will also allow a …

21 September 2023

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LOCSU Latest News

#YourLOC Campaign – Get Involved!

Do you want to help expand primary eyecare? Have your voice heard on issues that matter?

29 November 2023

LOC Listening Exercise, 2023-24

LOCSU has launched a listening exercise that aims to hear from as many LOC members and contractors as possible.

23 November 2023

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