Up-coming Events


The three clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge are about to introduce a prior approvals process for a number of procedures, including cataracts.
Continue reading              POLCE policy - Cataract            Additional Information
        Download the referral form here 

  • Barking & Dagenham Eye Health campaign 2016/17
         Please read for more information

  • Parliamentary Reception and Petition

The NELLOC Chair was invited to attend an exclusive Parliamentary Reception hosted by Lord Holmes, the Optical Confederation and charity SeeAbility. Please see the report here ( & photo with Margaret Hodge (MP), Maureen Rose (local campaigner) & Jig Joshi (Chair NELLOC). A Parliamentary Campaign has been set up to support making sight tests easier for those with a learning disability. Please sign, circulate & support this   campaign:

         Please sign here:

  • Whipps Cross Ophthalmology Training Day      
            Thursday 7th September 6pm, Whipps Cross Hospital Education Centre
    • Referrals and services - an overview 6.30-7.30pm
            Presented by Miss Laura Grant & Mrs Sharon Woollard.
           1 interactive CET for optometrists and dispensing opticians
    • Amblyopia and fixation disparity 7.30-8.30pm
             Presented by Danielle Eckersley and Kelly Harpur.
            1 interactive CET for optometrists and dispensing opticians

  • IG Toolkit Information Evening 5th June (CET accredited).
         NELLOC, ELCLOC & Moorfields collaboration

      In order that practices can adequately prepare to participate in current and future community service opportunities.
      Monday 5th June, 6.30pm – 9pm. Room 217, Arts Two Building, Queen Mary’s University, Mile End Road.
  • The Holly Hospital - Ophthalmology networking and CET evening - 18 May 2017
         Location: The Holly Hospital, High Road, Buckhurst Hill, 6pm buffet for 6.30pm start
      What's new in cataract and ocular surface - Mr Ian Subak-Sharpe
      This session will concentrate on new advances in multifocal cataract surgical options and ocular surface disease treatments   
      Advances in retinal imaging - Mr Hadi Zambarakji
      This session will discuss fluorescein angiography, OCT and OCT-A, and their respective roles in diagnosis and treatment plan 
  • North East London LOC AGM & CET Evening    
         Wednesday 19th of April 2017.  Location: Epping Forest Hotel, Woodford Green, starting at 6.30pm
         Spectacle lens update - discussion workshop. 
         3 interactive CET points for Optometrists, DOs and CLOs. 
         Presented by Andy Sanders, Professional Services Manager for Hoya Lens UK Ltd
          Click here to see photos from the event
  • Whipps Cross Ophthalmology Training Day       
           Thursday 13th October 6pm, Whipps Cross Hospital Education Centre
         Facial nerve palsy, blepharospasm and other abnormalities of eyelid closure. Mr Ian Subak-Sharp   
        Up to date management of posterior segment diseases in Ophthalmology: all you need to know  Mr Hadi Zambarakji
          Click here to see photo from the event.
  • Whipps Cross Paediatric Ophthalmology Training Day     
          Thursday 29th September 2016, 5-8 pm at The Eye Clinic, Whipps Cross Hospital. For Optometrists and
         Dispensing Opticians.
        Click here to see photo from the event.
  • North East London LOC AGM & CET Evening
       CET event sponsored by Cooper Vision
        Tuesday 26th April 2016 - Newbury Park       
        6.00pm registration and buffet, 9.30pm close 
        Holiday Inn Express - Newbury Park, Holiday Inn Express 713 Eastern Avenue, London, IG2 7RH

        Click for photos from the event
  • NELLOC CET evening

       CET evening with guest speaker Lyndon Taylor and our sponsors CooperVision
       Tuesday 15th March 2016 - Newbury Park
       6.30pm registration and buffet, 9.30pm close
       Holiday Inn Express - Newbury Park, Holiday Inn Express 713 Eastern Avenue, London, IG2 7RH

       Click for photos from the event

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