East Lancashire Areas Local Optometric Committee represents all optometrists who practise in East Lancs and Blackburn with Darwen. The current commitee is comprised of: Clive Duerden (Chairman) , Stuart Ingleby (Vice Chairman), Mark Jinkinson (Treasurer), David Noblett (Secretary), Aftab Ahmed, David Cleasby, Jawad Malik, Nynisha Patel, David Gould and Ceri Smith-Jaynes. The Committee works with the PCTs on all issues relating to NHS Optometric services in the area, including GOS sight tests, GOS regulations and terms of service, Clinical Governance and Enhanced Services. The Committee also meets about 4 times a year at Ewood Services. The next LOC meeting will be on Thursday 4 July 2013 - next LOC meeting is at Ewood Services 630pm in the Meeting Room.
The Committee is holding its next AGM May 23, 2013 and all optometrists and dispensing opticians practising in either PCT are invited to attend.
If you have any issues that you feel the LOC should discuss at its next meeting, e-mail your query or problem to David Noblett. See News Page for more details.
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