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Walsall LOC

Learn More About Your Local Optical Committee

Welcome to the website of Walsall Local Optometric Committee. We are the organisation representing General Ophthalmic Service(GOS) contract holders and optometrists and dispensing opticians performing GOS in Walsall, and we liaise with local NHS bodies on matters relating to eye-care.

Our next meeting:
June 27th 2024

Walsall LOC Latest News

EeRS is now live for all practices in Walsall

Wave-3 for all practices in Walsall went live on 22nd May 2024. For more information see EeRS referrals. From June you will be able to offer your patients a choice of hospital by selecting a hospital from the choices provided to you. More options will become available as all the hospitals become live.

7 June 2024

EeRS Update for Go-Live

Walsall Wave-1 practices went live on 17th April 2024, Wave-2 was live on 1st May 2024 and all other Walsall practices will be live in Wave-3 on the 15th May 2024. For more information see EeRS referrals.

9 May 2024

Recall of AACARB Eye Gel, AACOMER Eye Gel and Puroptics Eye Gel

Dear All, The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have updated the guidance from December 2023 regarding the possible risk of infection from AACARB Eye Gel, AACOMER Eye Gel and PUROPTICS Eye Gel. Please find the updated link to MHRA guidance HERE. As of 21st March 2024, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and the …

11 April 2024

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LOCSU Latest News

Save the Date: Regional Optical Conferences Are Coming to You!

This November, LOCSU is going on the road again with seven Regional Optical Conferences.

15 July 2024

GOC’s Business Registrant Survey 2024

The GOC recently carried out a survey to understand more about the businesses it regulates and the issues they face.

1 July 2024

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Our next meeting:
June 27th 2024


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