Shropshire LOC Latest News

Autumn Education Conference

We look forward to welcoming you to the  Shropshire LOC Autumn Education Conference. Please book your tickets using the link below; Autumn Education Conference 2021 Tickets, Sun 14 Nov 2021 at 09:30 | Eventbrite

30 September 2021

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

OFNC Update

The latest advice from the OFNC can be found by clicking here

8 April 2020

Shropshire ECLO

SHROPSHIRE NEWS ECLO Shropshire and Telford NHS Trusts have appointend an ECLO, Eyecare Contact Liason Officer, Emma Chaplin.  Her role is to offer support and information to people with sight loss, their families and carers.

6 February 2020

LOCSU Latest News

Case Study: Implementation of a Postoperative-Cataract Service in Conjunction With Wakefield LOC

LOCSU has produced a case study looking at one of the first trusts to implement a Postoperative cataract service.

14 October 2021

Fresh New Look Planned for NOC in 2022

Work is underway for a new look NOC in the Spring of 2022.

11 October 2021

Afghan relocation and resettlement schemes – additional guidance for optometry practices

Individuals and families arriving in the UK under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy (ARAP) scheme or Afghan citizens’ resettlement scheme (ACRS) will be entitled to free NHS care.

8 October 2021

Influenza Vaccine Funding for Primary Eyecare Announced

NHS England and NHS Improvement have made new funding available for influenza vaccines for patient-facing NHS general ophthalmic contractors and their frontline staff.

30 September 2021

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