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Scottish RNIB warns of post covid neglect
National charity RNIB Scotland has expressed concern that the recent covid crisis may lead to a rise in preventable sight loss if people neglect eye-treatment or regular check-ups.
Luneau Technology and Optovue Announce Merger
France-based Luneau Technology Group, a provider of wavefront-based diagnostic and finishing solutions, announced it is merging with Optovue.
GOC launches consultation on new requirements for Contact Lens Opticians
The General Optical Council (GOC) has today launched a consultation on proposals to update its requirements,
New Chair for Optometry Wales
Optometry Wales (OW) has announced the appointment of its new Chair, Sarah Schumm
College adds weight to this week's National Eye Health Week
College of Optometrists encourages the public to consider visiting their optometrist, if needed, during National Eye Health Week
Eye-care waiting lists in Ireland now unacceptable at 49,000
Optometrists can unlock delays in public eye-care
Obituary : Maureen Hunter
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Maureen Hunter, nee Callender, former editor of OT from 1990-2006.
Celebration of the work and forthcoming retirement of Jo Underwood
An event was held at ABDO College on 14 September to mark the retirement of ABDO College’s founding principal, Jo Underwood, who has stepped down after 21 years.
AOP says" Optics poised to reduce pressure on NHS this winter "
AOP responds to Government’s Winter Plan for England
Number 1 spot for Ocuco
Ocuco included as one of Ireland's Best Managed Companies for 2021
The Specialist Club is back
The Specialist Club is next month holding its first live, face-to-face CET meeting for two years.
SEE Summit announces Key Note Speaker
The keynote speaker for the SEE Summit on the Environment will be Nick Bridge.
New BCLA President - ‘ECPs can adapt and thrive in a post-pandemic world’
The new President of the British Contact Lens Association has highlighted the opportunities that exist for eye care professionals in a post-pandemic world,
College push for better funding in vision care
Royal College welcomes extra NHS funding and warns of workforce pressures
Mandatory vaccinations for frontline health and care staff
Consultation about frontline health staff vaccination policy must include optometry
AOP says "Primary care sets out ‘asks’ for Health and Care Bill "
AOP calls for essential primary care representation in Integrated Care Partnerships (ICPs)
AOP Locum logbook now available online
An online version of the Association of Optometrists’ (AOP) Locum logbook is now available
Think tanks calls for Government to continue momentum from COVID-19 vaccination programme
A policy briefing published today calls for the UK Government to learn the lessons of the COVID-19 vaccination programme
Millmead to continue ABDO College funding
Students at ABDO College will be learning all things optical in the Jai Kudo Optics lab,
FREE entry to deafblind virtual convention
Join deafblind UK for the UK’s first virtual deafblind convention on 7th October 2021
23° EYEWEAR _ A natural inclination The media campaign
Following the brand's launch last April, 23° Eyewear now presents its media campaign,
Welsh Sight Test Fee rise confirmed
The Welsh Government has confirmed that the GOS sight test fee will increase
New AOP mentoring programme launched
AOP Mentoring Programme for newly-qualified optometrists and dispensing opticians.
WLC Celebrates 30 Years
Stock lens supplier, WLC, celebrates its 30th anniversary this September
College messages for "Back to School" signs to look for
Back to school: The College of Optometrists highlights key signs to detect potential issues in your child’s vision
SILMO PARIS 2021
Preparations are intensifying and the 2021 edition of the international rendezvous for optics and eyewear is looking optimistic:
GOC commissions Sector Partnership for Optical Knowledge and Education
The General Optical Council (GOC) is delighted to announce that it has commissioned Sector Partnership for Optical Knowledge and Education (SPOKE)
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