local optical committee

local optical committee

The statutory body in the UK which represents opticians’ interests at the local level for both contractors and performers providing general ophthalmic services.
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The Local Optical Committee Support Unit (LOCSU) has highlighted the expansion of Primary Eyecare Companies in its latest annual report.
He is an active member of the Local Optical Committee, which has helped see the introduction of local initiatives such as the Direct Cataract Referral Scheme, to which the Smithdown Place Specsavers store is accredited.
The mum-of-one is a trustee of the College of Optometrists, chairman of the Warwickshire Association of Optometrists, and a member of the Coventry Local Optical Committee.
The panel will include: the AOP's chairman, Mike George; optometrist and Local Optical Committee Support Unit lead, Dharmesh Patel; and president of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Mike Burdon.
The form, as well as guidance on completing it, can be found on the Local Optical Committee Support Unit's (LOCSU) website.
There is competition in the market, but the Local Optical Committee Support Unit (LOCSU) leads the strategy for delivery and participation by all and the AOP strongly encourages members to engage in their local areas.
Local Optical Committee Support Unit (LOCSU) chief executive, Richard Whittington, emphasised to OT that the development of a far-reaching Primary Eyecare Company (PEC) in the south could be a template for the sector to match the Sustainable Transformation Plan (STP) footprints being rolled out by the NHS as part of its reforms.
One organisation that has been highly adept at playing the long game is the Local Optical Committee Support Unit (LOCSU).
The Local Optical Committee Support Unit's (LOCSU) Breakthrough Strategy continues to drive activity and LOCs around the country are actively engaging with clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to get contracts for minor eye conditions.
It's nothing that any core competence optometrist wouldn't be able to manage," the local optical committee chair of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham emphasised.
The push from the Local Optical Committee Support Unit for the delivery of its Breakthrough Strategy with the commissioning of minor eye condition services across the country is part of the plan to embed optics within NHS England.
NHS England received a formal complaint from the Optical Confederation (OC) and Local Optical Committee Support Unit (LOCSU) about Capita's ongoing payment delays and errors.

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