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Info for pre-reg optoms applying to NHS England's Performers List

  • LOCSU and the Optical Confederation are awaiting clarification from NHS England and PCSE on some changes that will streamline the Performers List application process and minimise delays
10 May 2017

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 East Anglia 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 Essex 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 - 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

  • DVLA tender - expressions of interest sought
22 February 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 - 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

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

  • LOCSU office move details
16 August 2011

News Flash - 16/08/2011 (Induction)

  • New officer Induction Days
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

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