ABOUT THE LOC
Avon LOC consists of up to 12 members. Elections for vacancies on the LOC take place at the Annual General Meeting, and a term of office is 3 years.
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The LOC Constitution
Members are listed below, along with their LOC e-mail addresses and a brief description of their roles in the LOC
Mr Amar Shah
Franchisee community Optometrist in Bristol; volunteer links to Action for Blind and Vision North Somerset.
Point of contact for general queries; new commissioning lead for the CCG, special interest in Low Vision and paediatric projects
Mr Peter Turner
Peter is a community independent Optometrist, Glaucoma specialist and Senior hospital Optometrist.
For the LOC he is Director and Clinical lead of the Primary Eye Care Company which is currently involved in commissioning for the North Somerset repeat measures scheme. Primary contact for repeat measures schemes across the Avon area
Andrew Pinn Mr
Andrew is a community Independent Optometrist in Bristol.
Any invoicing queries; Director of the Primary Eye Care Company; Primary contact for any post Op Cataract queries
Ms Amy Hughes
Amy is a locum working mainly for independent practices in BANES and Bristol and that I also conduct research and am working towards a PhD.
Our secretary, the general contact for any admin queries.
Mr Andrew Edwards
Andrew is an independent community Optometrist in Bath.
He is our lead for any BANES queries.
Miss Anne-Ita McHugh
Anne-Ita is an Optometrist joint venture partner in Bristol.
She is vice chair of the Local Eye Health Network on behalf of the LOC
Lynne is a community Optometrist with three practices in and around Bristol. Working for the LOC in a support role on the committee
Mrs Jenifer Ogidi
Jenny is an independent community Optometrist.
John is an Optometrist and enhanced services manager in the multiple sector.
Kim is a community Optometrist working in both multiple and independent settings.