QiO update now live
10 February 2017
QIO website has been revamped and is now live.
LOCSU publishes revised LOC Model Constitution
25 January 2017
NHS England has approved a revised LOC Model Constitution proposed by LOCSU on behalf of ABDO, AOP and FODO and published today
Ophthalmic Performers List gets priority
25 November 2016
The backlog of Ophthalmic Performer List applications is eventually being given priority Primary Care Support England (PCSE).
NOC 2016 LOCSU News Special Edition
18 November 2016
Following last week's highly-successful NOC, read all about it in a special conference round up with links to all the presentations
Senior Commissioner appointed as new LOCSU Chief Operating Officer
4 November 2016
Former Clinical Commissioning Group Director, Richard Whittington has been appointed as the new Chief Operating Officer of LOCSU, the organisation has announced.
Mr Whittington, who joined LOCSU in the summer as Assist...
PCSE - Frequently Asked Questions
28 October 2016
A new, dedicated page has been published on the LOCSU website listing Frequently Asked Questions about the Primary Care Support England (PCSE) service. The new page can be accessed via this link: http://www.locsu.co.uk/pcse/
LOCSU Annual Report shows optical sector 'building for breakthrough'
19 October 2016
The increased number of primary care practices delivering care close to patient’s homes and so tackling capacity problems in the Hospital Eye Service is highlighted in the LOCSU Annual Report published today.
Optical practices can improve health, guide tells local authorities
4 October 2016
New briefing from the OC, LOCSU and the Local Government Association highlights the role community optical practices can play in improving eye health and general health and wellbeing
Payment service rescue plan must deliver, insist optical leaders
15 September 2016
Optical sector leaders have made it clear to NHS England and Capita that the latest plan to turn around the ophthalmic payments service must not fail, following recent correspondence
Progress, continuity and change at LOCSU
15 September 2016
Following positive, early progress towards delivering the targets in the Breakthrough Strategy with the embedding of the new expanded commissioning team, the LOCSU Board today announced important changes to the organisation.