News

The next committee meeting will be held at the Carlton Park Hotel, Rotherham, at 7.00 pm on Tuesday 4th July 2017.  All optical  practitioners in the Rotherham & Barnsley areas are invited  to attend. Any enquiries please contact the Chairman (see 'About Us' page).

 


(January '17) 

Your LOC is  pleased to  offer a c.e.t. accredited  peer review session. The venue will be the Carlton Park Hotel, 102-104 Moorgate Rd, Rotherham S60 2BG

The session will be on Tuesday 7th March 2017 starting with a buffet at 6.00pm, followed by the peer review session at 6.30pm. It offers 3 interactive c.e.t. points and is anticipated to last around 3 hours. The session is open to Rotherham & Barnsley Optometrists and D.O.'s. and is FREE to attend. For more details and to register, contact Ian Van Hoof (see 'About Us' page).

 

(April '16)

It is with regret that the Peer Review session, which was to be held on Tuesday 19 April, 6:30pm to 9pm at the Carlton Park Hotel, has been cancelled.
A new date will be circulated in due course.
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(Nov '15)

- M.P. for Rother Valley, Kevin Barron has agreed to visit a practice in his constituency to hear more about the community services available in Rother Valley, and the relationship the LOC has with the CCG. 

 

- The visit should last a maximum of one hour and the general format will start with introductions, followed by a tour of the practice and explanation of the everyday equipment used and a discussion of any local issues

 

- If you would like to volunteer to host Kevin Barron in your practice please contact sophiepavlovic@opticalconfederation.org.uk. Please note the volunteer practice must be situated within the MP’s constituency. You can check this by entering the practice post code into the search bar ‘Find your MP’ on the Parliament website - http://www.parliament.uk/site-information/contact-us/ 

 

(May '15)

Your LOC is  pleased to  offer a c.e.t. accredited  peer review session. The venue will be the Holiday Inn Hotel, Barnsley Road, Dodworth, Barnsley, S75 3JT, just off junction 37 of the M1.

The session will be on Tuesday 2nd June starting at 7.00pm. It offers 3 c.e.t. points and is anticipated to last around 2 hours. A buffet will be available from 6.15. The session is open to Optometrists and D.O.'s. and is FREE to attend. For more details and to register, contact Ian Van Hoof (see 'About Us' page).


(DEC '14)

Contact tonometry refresher.

Your LOC is working on setting up a short series of contact tonometry refresher meetings, to be hosted in local practices and focusing on the use of the Goldmann tonometer. More info will follow....

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(DEC '14)

After a considerable amount of hard work by Tan Hussain, a major step forward has been achieved in the Barnsley area, in the form of an enhanced services scheme which will combine P.E.A.R.S., cataract monitoring, ocular hypertension refinement, and paediatric screening. In the form of an additional services contract, the proposal, schedule and contract paperwork should filter out to Barnsley practices during December / January. More information will follow...