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Visualise launch resource pack for professionals in eyecare
The pack arms professionals with information of where they can refer low vision patients for support , advice and equipment to aid their independence.
ABDO's exam glitch found out.
ABDO is extremely sorry to announce that it has discovered a serious problem concerning a case record submitted for the summer examination session 2018.
Double your donation on World Sight Day this year.
You can double your donation this World Sight Day by taking part in the Vision Aid Overseas’Big World Sight Day Lunch in October 2018.
North Wales braced to expect GOS checks.
A pilot project on specific ophthalmic checks is beginning in North Wales to determine whether or not patients have received services.
Variations of the GOS Model Contract published.
NHS England has published an updated model contract for GOS mandatory services.
LOCSU appoints new Chair.
After ten years in the role, Alan Tinger (pictured left) will be stepping down this autumn as Chair of LOCSU.
Guidance on charging Overseas Visitors for eyecare services.
Following amendments to the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015 there has been some confusion as to whether or not overseas visitors are entitled to NHS funded eye care services.
Happy Birtday Philip Cole, 100 Today. Congratulations
Founding President of the College of Optometrists celebrates his centenary
PHN continues Co-Media agreement with Advanced Eye Care Conference 2019 for second year.
Advance Eye Care 2019 invites all the participants from all over the world to attend "3rd International Conference and Expo on Advanced Eye Care and Cataract " during June 06-08, 2019 at London, UK
100% Optical reports heightened activity in stand bookings.
With visitor growth averaging 15% for 5 consecutive years 100% Optical is a must attend event for companies serious about increasing both their UK and International accounts
ABDO Optical Support Programmes gain new Coordinator.
Rian Love BSc (Hons) SMC(Tech) FBDO has been appointed to take over from Steve Roberts as Courses Coordinator for Optical Support Programmes from August 2018.
NOC Conference, November 2018, Registration open.
The 2018 National Optical Conference will be taking place14-15 November at Chesford Grange in Warwickshire.
NHS England Eye Health Policy Book published.
NHS England has published an updated version of their Policy Book for Eye Health.
New FODO appointment to LOCSU Board.
Stephen McAndrew has replaced Paul Carroll as a FODO-nominated member of the LOCSU Board.
Moving on Up: The Myers La Roche Way.
Relocation to a larger base and a new website for Myers La Roche as part of expansion
New updated GDPR advice now available
The guidance has been revised and updated to take account of changes to the GDPR arising from the new Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA2018), and updated guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the NHS.
Capita is a shambles, says report.
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) published a damning report on Wednesday about NHS England’s outsourcing of primary care support services to Capita.
Guidance for Record Keeping issued
Statement by the Optical Confederation and the College of Optometrists. Read Here
DVLA asks drivers to look again in new EYE 735T campaign.
DVLA launches a national eyesight awareness campaign, encouraging drivers to take the ‘number plate test’ to meet the minimum eyesight requirements for driving.
New Year and a New Vision with 100% Optical in 2019
It kick-starts the New Year by opening its doors slightly earlier, between 12-14 January at ExCel London, and will be the place to spot new looks and discover new brands, innovations and new opportunities.
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