Optical Bodies

This is where you can find useful links to organisations that support our work, and also may be of interest to our members.

Us on the web

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Visit the LOC company website, Primary Eyecare Essex

Our Local Integrated Care Boards

Hertfordshire & West Essex ICB
Mid & South Essex ICB
Suffolk and North East Essex ICB

East of England Ophthalmic Team: hweicbhv.optical@nhs.net


Our Associated Bodies and Organizations

Association of British Dispensing Opticians
Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers
Association of Optometrists
British Contact Lens Association
College of Optometrists
Department of Health
Essex Safeguarding
Federation of Ophthalmic and Dispensing Opticians
Federation of Manufacturing Opticians
Fight for Sight
General Optical Council
Health Watch Essex
Institute of Ophthalmology
Institute of Optometry
(Local Optical Committee) Central Fund
LOC Support Unit
NHS complaints
Optical Consumer Complaints Service
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Vision Aid Overseas
Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers

ABDO Helplines – FREE 24-hour service

● For the employees/locum (group legal protection) helpline call 0844 893 1716 and quote the ABDO group policy number TT2/3013134 

● For the counseling helpline call 0844 893 0859 and quote the ABDO group policy number TT2/3013134

● For the practice owners/employers cover (commercial legal protection) helpline call 0844 893 1715 and quote the ABDO group policy number TT8/3417065