Drive to increase HCQ Screening/Monitoring in Primary Care
Commissioners and Trusts are increasingly turning to Primary Care for support following last year’s RCOphth guidelines. LOCs can refer to the newly published LOCSU Hydroxychloroquine pathway, as well as requesting support from their Optical Lead in preparation for discussions with Commissioners.
20 June 2019
Introducing our new Optical Leads
Our new Optical Leads have now started work. The team have completed their induction and looking forward to supporting LOCs across a range of issues.
20 June 2019
LOCSU Optical Leads team launched
Our new team of Optical Leads is now in place to work closely with LOCs nationwide
3 June 2019
LOCSU demands better NHS connectivity for optical practices
More patients will lose sight unnecessarily unless action is taken to link optical practices digitally with hospitals, LOCSU and other optical organisations have warned.
11 April 2019
New Clinical Pathways launched
LOCSU has published new eye health pathways as part of a root and branch upgrade. The refreshed approach has the potential to transform the delivery of eye health service within optical practice, supporting the “out-of-hospital” care agenda and promoting the whole-system approach to service delivery and pathway redesign.
15 March 2019