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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

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