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Primary Health Net Ltd (PHN)

Independent Publishers to the Vision Sector and Provider of Secret Confidential Websites for Local Optical Committees.

Established 2005


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My Local Optician Eyecare Champions

My Local Optician is an educational and promotional website managed by Primary Health Net Ltd (PHN)  and run as a social business enterprise for the benefit of better eyecare and eyewear for the public and improved take up of service of the optical professions and industry.

It is read by as many as a 1000 (thousand) members of the public each day looking for news and information about eye care and eyewear.

Many are looking for practice locations, their specialties and who provides Home Visits in their area. relies on the advertising proceeds from industry and the professions in order to refresh interesting and educative content and to raise the optical profile by way of PR and media involvement.

Mylocaloptician also has a practice locator enabling the public to find a local optician in their area.

Practices should check out their details currently displayed at and let us know if they wish to improve this entry for as little as £75 per entry providing preferential listing and embolding. Click here for information.

We welcome additional content from the optical sector to provide further information to the public and you can send us your suggestions and copy to

You can hmailto:info@primaryhealthnet.comelp promote by letting you patients know of the website perhaps adding it to your promotional and practice stationary

See our advertising information for retail or industry and help us raise the importance of vision care in the UK whilst improving your sales.

All excess proceeds above working costs will be ploughed back into the website.


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Since 2004 PHN has published Opchat News which is read by over 7500 opticians plus academia, industry and membership and regulatory bodies as well as a keen interest shown by vision charity groups.

We publish news with 24 hours of receipt from the vision sector. 

Joining our portal are 13 LOC sites both secret hidden pages and front facing public websites providing localised LOC information and local practice addresses.

Those LOC members are registered to enter their own site as well as to receive a fortnightly emailed e-news providing @catch-up@ links to all the news items of the previous 4 weeks.

All those working within the Vision Sector can also register to receive the Opchat e-News in the same way by registering for this service.

Opchat News is paid for by our sponsors who have helped us over the years keep it free and without subscription and independent

As well as news we also publish Briefing Papers on Clinical, Business, and Dispensing Issues which remain on the site for future and retrospective reference.

Our new website launched in early 2021 allows us even greater opportunities to become interactive with our members more reactive to news and provide better facilities to our current LOCs as well as expanding that to a greater number of LOCs.

You can send us news about your company, personnel changes and successes, charity drives as well as optical news from industry and academia and the regulators and membership groups. Send word documents and image files to

Is a communications resource for the Vision Care Sector overseen by PHN.

Having been providing PR, Lobbying and News advice for almost 20 years we are pleased to extend our expertise to others in the world of vision to help them get their message across to their customers and stakeholders.

Many companies large and small suffer from not having the people power or time to provide quality press releases and get them published across all sectors. In this we are experts and you can hire our team to write one off or regular PR to raise the volume and awareness of your company.