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    Welcome to the Lancaster & Morecambe Bay LOC website

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    Minor Eye Conditions

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    Primary Eyecare Services

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    Walk-in NHS services

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    Routine Monitoring

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    Low Vision Aids

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    Information for Optical Professionals

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    Information for Health Professionals

Lancashire & Morecambe Bay Local Optical Committee (LOC)

Lancashire & Morecambe Bay Local Optometric Committee (LOC) is the organisation representing Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians in Lancashire & Morecambe Bay area. 

The LOC is the statutory NHS body which represents the providers and performers of General Ophthalmic Services (GOS), as well as other local optometric services, in the area.

Our function is to liaise with NHS England, local area teams and Clinical Commissioning Groups and Sustainable Transformation Parternships (STP) on matters relating to eye care.

We also organise CET events and peer discussion events for optical professionals.optical professionals

Lancashire & Morecambe Bay LOC has close relationships with local health organisations including CCGs and Hospital Trusts with whom we work on new initiatives.

Meetings take place around 3 times a year. All optical professionals are welcome to attend.

Contact us if you would like to attend as an observer or with a view to getting involved the LOC or in delivering extended primary care services

We strongly encourage contractors and performers in Lancashire & Morecambe Bay to bring any concerns they may have to us.

Any queries or matters you would like to bring to our attention please contact us