Information for Practitioners

The LOC represents and supports all East Lancashire optometric contractors and performers and their staff. On our website you will find information and resources relating to our NHS work and related matters.


Please click on the links for information about GOS regulations, enhanced community schemes, referral pathways, domiciliary information, etc.


The useful documents link contains a disc size chart, a visual acuity conversion chart, contact in for UKMI, NHS performers list application form and info for patients with learning difficulties 


NHS Trust details are embedded here 


10 Minute CBT - Mental wellbeing during Covid-19
Lee David is a GP and CBT therapist with special interests in mental health and resilience, compassion, behaviour change and education for health professionals.  These free online 
modules are for health professionals using 10 Minute CBT during the covid-19 crisis, to support the mental health of both health professionals and patients.


Call: 116 123 (24 hours, 7 days)
Text SHOUT to 85258

England and Wales
Call: 0300 123 3393 (lines open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday)
Text: 86463

Feedback and suggestions for the site are always welcome.
Feedback and suggestions for the site are always welcome.