Cookie Policy

We use cookies to ensure that you get the most out of our websites, and to improve the service we offer. This notice explains how we use cookies, which cookies are in use on the site, and when they expire.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website that you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit, for example, your preferred language. This will make your next visit easier and the site more useful to our visitors.

Types of Cookies

We use different types of cookies to run our websites, some or all of the cookies identified in the list below may be stored in your browser. Cookies are divided into 2 categories:

First-party cookies are created by the website you visit directly. For example, if you visit, the site will create cookies and save them to your computer.

Third-party cookies are created by other parties, not our sites. We, like most other website owners, use online tools to create the content on our pages, some or all of which will also create a cookie (e.g. or and save it to your computer. As these cookies are not created by our site, they are classified as third-party cookies.

How to Opt-In?

On your first visit to this site, a pop up box with details on our Cookie Notice will be presented allowing you to opt-in to the third party cookies on this site. If you choose not to take any action, the pop-up will manifest itself every time you visit our site until you either opt-in or close the pop-up. Please note that some website functionalities may not be available if you do not opt in, for example videos embedded on our sites using our suppliers.

How to Opt-Out?

You can turn off cookies set by our site and you can also elect to be prompted when a cookie is being set. If instead you choose to turn all not strictly necessary cookies off, however, you may restrict your access to certain functions of this site that rely on cookies. You can also simply set your browser to accept cookies but clear them at the end of every session. For further details on how to set your cookie preferences please visit:

What’s New?

Thu 27 September 18 | Pre-Authorisation of Adult GOS 4 Claims
NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) have been asked by NHS England to run a national pilot for the pre-authorisation of adult GOS 4 vouchers. It is envisaged that this pilot will begin in November 2018. For more information on this important development please see the attached briefing from NHS Business Services Authority.

Mon 17 September 18 | LOC Committee Meetings - Future Dates
All dates for forthcoming LOC Committee meetings are published below. Meetings are 18:15 for an 18:30 start. Meetings are open to all Hampshire LOC members. If you wish to attend please email the Business Manager well in advance of the meeting you wish to attend.
  • 22 Nov 18 – Novotel Southampton
  • 22 Jan 19 – Causeway Business Centre, Petersfield
  • 02 Apr 19 – Novotel Southampton
  • 05 Jun 19 – AGM (venue tbc)
  • 09 Jul 19 – Causeway Business Centre, Petersfield
  • 03 Sep 19 – Novotel Southampton
  • 10 Dec 19 – Causeway Business Centre, Petersfield

Mon 17 September 18 | LOCSU Latest - September Edition
Please click the link below to view LOCSU Latest September edition for your information.  Please feel free to pass on to any colleagues who may be interested. September Newsletter

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Business Manager: Ian Silk (07808) 658143 | Postal Address: c/o 5 Lily Walk, Durrington, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 8ND