LOCSU Annual Report 2013/14 - page 2

LOCSU Annual Report 2013/14
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Glossary
We have tried, wherever possible, to use acronyms in full in the first instance of their use.
There are a few terms and acronyms, however, that we assume the reader has a professional knowledge of.
These include:
ABDO Association of British Dispensing Opticians
ACLM Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers
AOP
Association of Optometrists
AQP
Any Qualified Provider
BCLA British Contact Lens Association
CCG
Clinical Commissioning Group
CET
Continuing Education and Training
CT
Competitive Tendering
DoH
Department of Health
FMO
Federation of Manufacturing Opticians
FODO Federation of (Ophthalmic and
Dispensing) Opticians
GOC
General Optical Council
GOS
General Ophthalmic Services
HWB
Health and Well Being Boards
LEHN Local Eye Health Networks
LOC
Local Optical Committee
LOCSU LOC Central Support Unit
MECS Minor Eye Conditions Service
NHSCB NHS Commissioning Board
OPHN Ophthalmic Public Health Network
OSCE
Objective Structured Clinical Examination
UKVS
UK Vision Strategy
WOPEC Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education
Centre
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