News Flash

Document Publication date

National Data Repository logins for LOC Companies

  • National Data Repository logins are now available to LOC Companies
24 February 2017

PCSE - Frequently Asked Questions

  • A new FAQ sheet now available on LOCSU's website
28 October 2016

Progress, continuity and change at LOCSU

  • LOCSU’s board announces important changes to the organisation
28 September 2016

LOCSU News Flash 25.05.16

  • Webinar tonight - Portal Focus Group invitation
25 May 2016

Darzi Fellowship opportunities for optometrists

  • Darzi Fellowship opportunities for optometrists
19 May 2016

LOCSU News Flash - 05/02/2016

  • LOCSU Board publishes new, turbo-charged sector strategy
5 February 2016

LOCSU News Flash - 29/01/2016

  • Health minister accepts Optical Sector invitation to 100% Optical
29 January 2016

LOCSU News Flash - 22/01/2016

  • LOC Model Constitution survey
22 January 2016

LOCSU News Flash - 17/11/2015

  • Applications now open for 2016 Leadership Skills Module
17 November 2015

LOCSU News Flash - 27/03/2015

  • Are you looking to raise your profile in the optical sector? Last chance to apply for our Optical Lead vacancy
27 March 2015

LOCSU News Flash - 05/03/2015

  • Optical Lead vacancy
5 March 2015

LOCSU News Flash - 03/03/2015

  • Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning supports call for Avastin review
3 March 2015

LOCSU News Flash - 02/02/2015

  • LOCSU announces new Board members
2 February 2015

LOCSU News Flash - 28/01/2015

  • LOCNET Forum registration now open
28 January 2015

LOCSU News Flash - 06/01/2015

  • Board Recruitment deadline looming - Monday 12 January 2015
6 January 2015

LOCSU News Flash - 12/12/2014

  • Optical sector granted new use of the NHS logo
12 December 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 20/11/2014

  • LOCSU recruiting two new Board members
20 November 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 12/11/2014

  • Deadline for applications for 2015 Leadership Programme
12 November 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 22/09/2014

  • Sector response to Call to Action
22 September 2014

Final Guidance for LOCs on Responding to the Call to Action

  • Take part in this major opportunity
11 September 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 29/08/2014

  • NOC 2014 Poster Competition - deadline approaching
29 August 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 08/08/2014

  • LOCSU's Strategic Plan 2014-17 and Business Plan 2014-15 now available
8 August 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 17/07/2014

  • We Are Primary Care report in the media
17 July 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 16/07/2014

  • NHS England's Call to Action webinar on Monday, 21 July at 6pm
  • Enter the NOC's Poster Competition
16 July 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 30/06/2014

  • Guidance for LOCs on responding to Call to Action
30 June 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 13/06/2014

  • Improving eye health and reducing sight loss - a call to action
13 June 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 28/05/2014

  • Call To Action date confirmed
  • LOCSU learning consultant nominated for national award
  • Enter the NOC 2014 Poster competition
28 May 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 07/04/2014

  • Diabetic Eye Screening survey for Essex area
7 April 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 07/04/2014

  • Diabetic Eye Screening survey for West Yorkshire area
7 April 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 07/04/2014

  • Diabetic Eye Screening survey for Arden, Hereford & Worcestershire area
7 April 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 07/04/2014

  • Diabetic Eye Screening survey for East Anglia area
7 April 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 04/04/2014

  • New guidance to ensure compliance with the NHS Standard Contract
4 April 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 28/03/2014

  • Invitation to join webinar for Clinical Governance and Performance Leads
  • NOC 2014 - booking site goes live
  • LOCSU interacts on cataracts
28 March 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 18/03/2014

  • LOCSU welcomes NHS Chief's call for community-service approach
18 March 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 11/03/2014

  • Training Module for Clinical Governance and Performance Leads launched
11 March 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 05/03/2014

  • DVLA Vision Testing Services Contract - latest update
5 March 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 25/02/2014

  • DVLA Vision Testing Services Contract - latest update
25 February 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 11/02/2014

  • DVLA Vision Testing Services Contract
11 February 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 06/02/2014

  • Commissioners' Guide to Primary Eyecare Companies
6 February 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 05/02/2014

  • LOCSU loses out on DVLA tender
5 February 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 31/01/2014

  • Appointment of new LOCSU Optical Lead
  • New provider of LOC websites announced
31 January 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 20/01/2014

  • LOCSU - Times response
20 January 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 15/01/2014

  • National Optical Conference (NOC) 2014 date and venue set
15 January 2014

LOCSU News Flash - 18/12/2013

  • DVLA Update
18 December 2013

LOCSU News Flash 01/11/2013

  • DVLA announcement delayed
1 November 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 02/10/2013

  • DVLA tender - latest update
2 October 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 27/09/2013

  • NOC 2013
27 September 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 11/09/2013

  • DVLA Tender - urgent call for users of the Medmont 700 Field Screener
11 September 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 31/07/2013

  • DVLA update
  • Funding announced for Ophthalmic Public Health courses
31 July 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 25/07/2013

  • New clinical council for Eye Health Commissioning
  • Introduction to Ophthalmic Public Health Course
25 July 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 16/07/2013

  • LOC levies and payments to contractors for Enhanced Services (or Community Services)
  • DVLA Tender
16 July 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 28/06/2013

  • DVLA Tender
28 June 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 26/06/2013

  • Call for abstracts for new clinical audit session at the NOC
26 June 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 14/06/2013

  • LOCSU and New Statesman
  • Training available for Learning Disabilities pathway
14 June 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 24/04/2013

  • AOP Awards - LOC/ROC/AOC of the Year - deadline approaching
24 April 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 22/02/2013 - Appendix

  • Appendix to News Flash 22/02/13 - note on DVLA tender - expressions of interest
22 February 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 22/02/2013

  • DVLA tender - expressions of interest sought
22 February 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 14/02/2013

  • Social Media survey
  • Stroke survey results
14 February 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 06/02/2013

  • LOCSU funds more Leadership training
6 February 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 04/02/2013

  • LOCSU announces recruitment process for two new Board members
4 February 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 07/01/2013

  • Induction Training Day in Leeds - 28th February 2013
  • NICE stroke rehabilitation - second guideline consultation, information required
7 January 2013

LOCSU News Flash - 19/12/2012

  • NOC 2013 - hold the date
19 December 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 23/11/2012

  • Update on DVLA
  • Leadership Skills applications
23 November 2012

LOCSU News Flash 14/11/2012

  • New Optical Lead appointment
14 November 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 09/10/2012

  • LOCSU Appointment
9 October 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 21/09/2012

  • LOCSU and Optometry Wales
21 September 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 13/09/2012

  • NOC 2012 - 18th and 19th October
  • Peer Discussion Facilitator Training days - now available
14 September 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 24/08/2012

  • Local Professional Networks (LPNs) for Eye Health - Briefing for LOCs
24 August 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 25/07/2012

  • National Optical Conference 2012
25 July 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 22/06/2012

  • NHS Commissioning Board local area teams and clinical senates announced
22 June 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 14/06/2012

  • Atlas of Variation - Enhanced Eye Health Services in England
14 June 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 25/05/2012

  • NOC 2012 booking now online
25 May 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 23/04/2012

  • LOCSU Strategic Plan 2012-15
  • Revised guidance from LOCSU on behalf of ABDO, AOP, FODO on the Model LOC Consitution
23 April 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 13/04/2012

  • NICE commissioning guidance for OHT Monitoring
13 April 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 05/04/2012

  • New LOCSU pathway released
  • Optical Leads posts reminder
5 April 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 29/02/2012

  • New training day for Treasurers available in Manchester
29 February 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 17/02/2012

  • Enhanced services software available to optometrists
17 February 2012

LOCSU News Flash - 21/12/2011

  • Date and venue of NOC 2012
21 December 2011

LOCSU News Flash - 02/12/2011

  • Careers in Optics toolkits across the LOC network. We need to find a volunteer from each Committee who is willing to host and loan out a Toolkit from their practice to trained volunteers (‘Ambassadors’) visiting local schools
2 December 2011

LOCSU News Flash - 29/11/2011

  • First training day course for LOC/ROC Treasurers on 30th January 2012
29 November 2011

LOCSU News Flash - 20/09/2011

  • National Optometric Conference 2011 - places available
20 September 2011

LOCSU News Flash - 07/09/2011

  • LOCSU announces funding for first ever course for Leadership Skills
7 September 2011

News Flash - 16/08/2011 (Induction)

  • New officer Induction Days
16 August 2011

LOCSU News Flash - 16/08/2011 (Office move)

  • LOCSU office move details
16 August 2011

LOCSU Heads Up - 11/07/2011

  • LOCs to shape NHS Commissioning and pilot Local Professional Networks
11 July 2011

LOCSU Heads Up - 30/06/2011

  • Induction Days for LOC and ROC officers
30 June 2011

LOCSU Heads Up - 22/06/2011

  • New Board appointment: Steve Mayer
22 June 2011

LOCSU Heads Up - 16/06/2011

  • New Induction dates announced
  • dates for NOC 2011
  • more Optical Leads
  • Children's campaign
16 June 2011

LOCSU Heads Up - 13/05/2011

  • National Eye Health Week: contact details
13 May 2011

LOCSU Heads Up - 19/04/2011

  • LOCSU Optical Leads
  • Low Vision news
19 April 2011

Contact us

Dates for the diary

Derbyshire LOC's AGM

The Lion Hotel, Belper, DE56 1AX

AGM

2017-03-28 19:15:00 - 2017-03-28 21:00:00

Contact name: Andrew Glynn

Contact email: apglynn@tiscali.co.uk

Kingston, Richmond & Twickenham LOC's AGM

Cole Court, 150 London Road, Twickenham, TW1 1HD

AGM

2017-03-29 19:00:00 - 2017-03-29 21:00:00

Contact name: Anna Buxton

Contact email: krtloc3@gmail.com

North Yorkshire LOC's AGM

Crown Hotel, Boroughbridge YO51 9LB

AGM

2017-04-04 18:30:00 - 2017-04-04 21:00:00

Contact name: Sarah Ashworth

Contact email: nylocsecretary@gmail.com

Herefordshire LOC's AGM

The Courtyard – Studio Theatre, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR

AGM

2017-04-19 14:30:00 - 2017-04-19 17:00:00

Contact name: Nick Black

Contact email: nick_black@btinternet.com

Buckinghamshire LOC's AGM

The Floyd Auditorium, Postgraduate Education Centre, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Mandeville Rd, Aylesbury HP21 8AL

AGM

2017-04-19 18:15:00 - 2017-04-19 21:00:00

Contact name: Angela McNamee

Contact email: bucksloc@hotmail.com

Surrey LOC's AGM

Ripley Village Hall, High Street, Ripley, Woking , Surrey GU23 6AF

AGM

2017-04-24 18:30:00 - 2017-04-24 21:00:00

Contact name: Sarah Jane Minter

Contact email: loc.surrey@btinternet.com

Ashton, Leigh & Wigan LOC's AGM

The Greyhound Sporting Lodge Hotel, Warrington Rd, Leigh. WN7 3XQ

AGM

2017-04-24 18:30:00 - 2017-04-24 21:00:00

Contact name: Alex Whitter

Contact email: secretary@alwloc.co.uk

Hillingdon LOC's AGM

Anoopam Mission, The Lea, Western Avenue, Denham, UB9 4NA

AGM

2017-04-25 18:15:00 - 2017-04-25 21:00:00

Contact name: Harsh Shah

Contact email: hs.eyewise@hotmail.co.uk

Dorset LOC's AGM

The RNLI College, West Quay Road, Poole, BH15 1HZ

AGM

2017-04-25 18:30:00 - 2017-04-25 21:00:00

Contact name: Rachel Edwards

Contact email: info@dorsetloc.org

Cheshire LOC's AGM

Cottons Hotel & Spa, Manchester Rd, Knutsford WA16 0SU

AGM

2017-04-25 18:15:00 - 2017-04-25 21:00:00

Contact name: Sandie McBennett

Contact email: sandiemcbennett.cheshireloc@gmail.com

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