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Wiltshire LOC AGM & CPD Lecture – Managing Post-Op Problems of Cataract Surgery

To All local Contractors and Performers in the Wiltshire LOC area: Notification of Annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Wiltshire LOC will be held on Thursday 23rd May 2024 at 6:30pm in the Ballroom, The Bear, Devizes. SN10 1HS. The Agenda for the AGM is attached for your reference. We hope …

10 April 2024

New general ophthalmic services fees 2024/2025

New general ophthalmic services fees for 2024/25 From 1 April 2024, there is new guidance setting out fees for general ophthalmic services, including: ​NHS sight test fee and NHS domiciliary fees NHS optical voucher values Continuing education and training payment for 2023, payable in 2024 Grant payable to supervisors of pre-registration trainees You can read the guidance here in full. The …

3 April 2024

AGM – 23rd May 2024 – Save the date

Our 2024 AGM will be held at the Bear Hotel in Devizes at 6:30pm on 23rd May 2024. There will be food and light refreshments served as well as a CPD event (topic TBC). Please email contact@wiltshireloc.org.uk if you would like to attend.

7 March 2024

RUH CPD Event – Save the Date!

On Thursday 18th April, the RUH are holding an evening with the Ophthalmology Team. For more information, please see the following link: RUH CPD save the date 2024 An EventBrite link will be circulated soon!

20 February 2024

Optom Event – Demysifying aspects of refractive and cataract surgery

On Tuesday 20th February 2024, Matthew Wakefield, Naeem Haq & Nick Maycock are holding an educational cheese and wine evening. This is open to all patient facing members of the team. For more information and how to book, please see the following flyer: RAYP24050_Optom event invite 02-24

12 February 2024

CUES October 2022 Update

See the attached document or visit the CUES page for the most recent CUES overview and updates,

1 November 2022

Welcome to Wiltshire LOC’s new website

This website will now be the new home of information for optical practitioners in the BSSW & Wiltshire area.

1 November 2022

LOCSU Latest News

FOC for LOCs Funding LOCSU Through the Levy

LOCSU is hosting the inaugural Chair Conference On Monday 10 June from 10am – 4pm at The Wesley London Euston.

20 May 2024

Updated GOC CPD Exceptions Policy

The GOC have today released the updated the CPD exceptions policy, which can be read here. This policy sets out the principles the Registrar will apply in deciding whether a registrant can remain on the register without having met the CPD requirements, to ensure decisions are made in a fair and consistent manner. It also … Continue reading “Updated GOC CPD Exceptions Policy”

17 May 2024

LOCSU Launches 2024/25 Forward Plan

This week, LOCSU launched the forward plan for 2024/25, with the continued focus of placing LOCs at the front and centre of everything we do.

14 May 2024

Book Now for the Next LOC Induction Course

Are you new to your LOC? Book now to join the next LOC Induction Course, beginning on Monday 24 June.

10 May 2024

Find out about upcoming events

Find out about upcoming events