National Optical Conference

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Where: Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth, Nr. Warwick CV8 2LD

Prices from: £190 - £320 Book now to attend this event

The National Optical Conference is the key event in the calendar for those involved in or looking to join their Local Optical Committees or those delivering eye health services through a Primary Eyecare Company.

The NOC programme and workshop activities will be based around a new LOCSU plan which was announced at the 2018 NOC. It will explore the main themes and aims of the plan which will emerge throughout 2019 as discussions take place with all stakeholders.

As with recent NOCs, delegates will be able to benefit from a range of workshops which will cover the practical delivery of the new plan.

Facilitated discussions

There will be a choice of six facilitated discussions, taking place at 11.30am and repeated at 2pm, chaired by LOCSU's Optical Leads. Please note: these will be allocated at a later date.

17:00 - 18:00

Meet the LOCSU Team Networking Meeting

18:30 - 19:00

Central Optical Fund AGM

19:30 - 23:30

Informal dinner

08:00 - 09:00

Registration and Refreshments Registration

09:00 - 09:15

Welcome – Chairman Introduction Opening/Closing Session

09:15 - 10:00

NHS Reform and Restructuring Lecture

10:00 - 11:00

LOCSU / LOC NHS Plan Lecture

11:00 - 11:30

Refreshment Break Session Breaks

11:30 - 13:00

How will LOCs Engage with PCNs
LOCSU Asks: What do LOCs want us to deliver independently, in partnership and in collaboration with LOCs?
LOCSU Team and Future Developments – how should this progress
Pathway Development – what, when and how
Regional Forum – constitution and role
STPs / ICSs – What does transformation mean and how can regional forums and LOCs engage

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch and Networking Session Breaks

14:00 - 15:30

How will LOCs Engage with PCNs
LOCSU Asks: What do LOCs want us to deliver independently, in partnership and in collaboration with LOCs?
LOCSU Team and Future Developments – how should this progress
Pathway Development – what, when and how
Regional Forum – constitution and role
STPs / ICSs – What does transformation mean and how can regional forums and LOCs engage

15:30 - 16:00

Refreshment Break Session Breaks

16:00 - 16:45

Keynote Speaker Lecture

16:45 - 17:00

Closing remarks from LOCSU’s Chief Operating Officer Opening/Closing Session

17:00

Conference closes
Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth, Nr. Warwick CV8 2LD

Pricing

  Rate (including VAT)
LOC free place - residential* £0.00
LOC free place - non residential £0.00
NOC delegate - residential* £320
NOC delegate - non residential £190

* Residential rates include accommodation on the Wednesday night.


Facilitated Discussions – Chaired by LOCSU’s Optical Leads
(Choice of six, taking place at 11.30 and repeated at 14.00) - Please note
: These facilitated discussions will be allocated at a later date.

How will LOCs Engage with PCNs
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Regional Forum – constitution and role
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STPs / ICSs – What does transformation mean and how can regional forums and LOCs engage
Description to follow

Pathway Development – what, when and how
Description to follow

LOCSU Team and Future Developments – how should this progress
Description to follow

LOCSU Asks:  What do LOCs want us to deliver independently, in partnership and in collaboration with LOCs?
Description to follow

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Association of Optometrists (AOP)

The Association of Optometrists (AOP) is the leading representative membership organisation for optometrists in the UK. We support over 80% of practising optometrists, to fulfil their professional roles to protect the nation’s eye health.  

For more information, visit www.aop.org.uk

 

Cegedim Rx Ltd logo Cegedim Rx Ltd

Cegedim Rx are a major supplier of IT Solutions for both healthcare companies and professionals. For over a decade, Cegedim Rx have worked closely with NHS Commissioners and Primary Eyecare Companies, amongst others, to ensure the ability to manage, evaluate & improve the delivery of Enhanced Optical Services in the community. OptoManager is Cegedim Rx’s web-based platform which has a suite of care modules (Minor Eye Conditions, Cataract Referral etc.) and a claims management system which allows practitioners to deliver these services effectively. 

https://www.cegedimrx.co.uk/ 

 

EyeCon Vision

EyeCon Vision is the exclusive distributor for the Ocufolin product manufactured by Aprofol AG in Switzerland.

Eyecon visionWe know that when the supply of oxygen and micronutrients to the retina is hampered, we can see the introduction of many differing types of eye diseases and conditions. Ocufolin is designed to address these issues by decreasing Homocysteine levels in the eye and thus increasing retinal blood flow making a real impact in patients with AMD & DR. Our results are backed by many years of clinical research and data that is widely published.

https://uk.ocufolin.shop/gb/

 

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LOCSU

Local Optical Committees (LOCs) are recognised by the NHS as the representative organisation for optometrists and dispensing opticians delivering ophthalmic services such as sight tests and other eye health services. LOCSU (the Local Optical Committee Support Unit) is the national support unit in England for the 70-plus LOCs. LOCSU works with LOCs and local NHS Commissioners to develop local eye health services which are more accessible for patients and cost effective for the NHS.

For information about eye health services visit the Local Optical Committee Support Unit website: https://www.locsu.co.uk/commissioning/service-map/ or contact info@locsu.co.uk

 

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Menicon Ltd

With over 40 years’ experience, Menicon Ltd. is one of the UK’s leading lens manufacturers.  The company combines traditional values of quality, expertise and service with exciting new lenses and accessories.

Menicon is renowned for its high quality products with a portfolio covering both speciality and disposable lenses plus lens care products.

www.menicon.co.uk

 

OCuSOFT logoOCuSOFT UK Ltd

OCuSOFT UK Ltd is expanding its already established range with a new Baby Wipe, a mild, tear-less formula, Demodex range an extra strength cleanser with tea tree oil, Platinum foam containing PSG-2™ for its anti-inflammatory properties and will be introducing an allergy wipe very soon to provide relief to allergy sufferers and reduce inflammation.

http://www.ocusoft.com/

 

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Optos Plc

Only Optos can produce 200° single-capture ultra-widefield retinal images in less than ½ second. 650+ peer-reviewed studies show the value of our high-resolution optomap® images in the early detection, management and treatment of retinal disorders and diseases. Customers who invest in Optos differentiate themselves from competitors, enhance their reputation, delight customers and build additional revenue. 

www.optos.com

 

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Primary care support england (PCSE)

PCSE provides services that underpin the NHS in delivering high quality primary care for patients.

The support we offer ranges from key administrative payment services, to managing supplies and performers list. We do this and more for opticians, GPs, dentists and pharmacists.

Our vision is to create more modern, efficient, easy to use support services for the future.

https://pcse.england.nhs.uk/

 

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Scope Ophthalmics

Scope is a family-run company for three generations with a heritage of bringing evidence-based, premium products to healthcare professionals and end-consumers alike. Scope offers innovative diagnostic & management products for ocular surface diseases such as Dry Eye Disease, Meibomian Glad Dysfunction and Blepharitis. Operating in both the United Kingdom and Ireland, we have a well-established portfolio which includes; The HYCOSAN® range including the HYCOSAN® Night, OPTASE® Moist Heat Mask, OPTASE® Tea Tree Oil Lid Wipes, Optase Omega Vision, Optase Spray, Blephex, and Actase Lutein Za

www.scopeophthalmics.com

 

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VISUfarma

VISUfarma is a pan-European ophthalmic specialty pharmaceutical company with a clear mission; to bring global innovation to European eye health. One of our lead products – VisuXL offers cost effective lasting relief as well as promoting corneal repair, from just 2 drops a day.

www.VISUfarma.com

Prices from: £190 - £320 Book now to attend this event