LOCSU: Health Minister will meet optical sector ‘with its sleeves rolled up’ at NOC 2016

27 May 2016
Source: LOCSU

Health minister, Alistair Burt, is to attend this year’s National Optical Conference as a headline speaker. The Minister for Community and Social Care who is responsible for all primary care, including ophthalmic services – will be speaking at the flagship optical event, taking place 10-11 November 2016. Announcing the news, LOCSU MD, Katrina Venerus, said: “Mr Burt outlined his intention

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LOCSU and the Optical Confederation calling on CCGs to introduce more community services to ease the waiting lists in hospital eye clinics

18 March 2016
Source: LOCSU and the Optical Confederation

CCGs are being urged to introduce more high-street eye health services following revelations that hospital ophthalmology services are at bursting point.

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Seeability and LOCSU: People with learning disabilities and eye care. What every Local Eye Health Network (LEHN) and Local Optical Committee (LOC) needs to know

24 February 2016
Source: Primary Health Net, SeeAbility, LOCSU

A new resource called “People with learning disabilities and eye care – what every LEHN and LOC needs to know” has been launched by the national sight loss and disability charity, SeeAbility with the support of LOCSU. Research estimates that adults with learning disabilities are ten times more likely to have serious sight problems than other people. For children, the

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