Welcome to the website of

The Norfolk & Waveney Local Optical Committee

Norfolk & Waveney Local Optical Committee is a statutory organisation representing the Performers and Contractors registered to provide General Ophthalmic Services with the Norfolk and Great Yarmouth and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). It is the role of the LOC to act in the best interest of its members when entering discussions and negotiations with CCGs and other organisations that wish to engage with registered Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians in this area. 


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We aim to provide information to the general public about the services available from Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians working throughout the area and general advice about commonly occurring disorders of the eyes and vision. Information about the specialist services provided by each practice can be found by using the "Find an Optician" tool in  the menu to the left or by using the map and clicking on a marker to reveal details for a chosen practice. 

Professional Login

General Ophthalmic Service Performers and Contractors registered in Norfolk and Waveney can access important professional information about to GOS and Enhanced Service Contracts, news, safety alerts, referral guides, downloads for forms etc. by using the Professional Login at the top of the page or the Login panel at the bottom left. 

The web site also provides up to date information on the Norfolk Local Optometric Association activities and meetings together with other News, Links & Resources.

News Headlines

  • CET Grant Form Available

     The CET Grant Claim form for 2015/16 is available to download here.
  • LOCSU Hot Brief No. 54

     This Hot Brief contains important information from NHS Primary Care Support England (PCSE) on:-  Ophthalmic payments  Performers list  Emailing PCSE  Transferring services  Customer satisfaction survey. Please click the link for the Hot Brief full text.
  • NEW! NHS Safeguarding App

    This app has been created for staff in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Essex and Suffolk CCG's to provide an easily accessed resource on all aspects of Safeguarding. The App can be downloaded to PCs from the link below; I-Phones and Adroid devices can download from the appropriate App Stores. Download the link here - www.myguideapps.com/nhs_safeguarding/cam Safeguarding Green Card for Norfolk Optometrists link -  www.norfolkwaveneyloc.org.uk/media/download_gallery/Safeguarding-Adults-Green-Card---Norfolk---2016.pdf