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Essilor releases new CET
Essilor Ltd has released new educational content on its E-Academy platform with just over two months to go before the end of the three-year CET cycle.
AOP campaign tackles illegal supply online
The Association of Optometrists (AOP) is launching a new national campaign – designed to highlight the risks of illegal supply in the UK.
BLACKFIN celebrates its 50th Anniversary 1971-2021
To celebrate it opens black shelter, its new certified Casa Clima Work&Life Headquarters
GOC publishes updated Continuing Education and Training (CET) exceptions policy
The policy replaces the GOC’s ‘Exceptional circumstances in meeting CET requirements policy’.
Consultation on New Clinical Guideline for the Management of Angle-Closure Glaucoma
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) has produced a new draft clinical guideline on the management of Angle-Closure Glaucoma
CET claims window closes soon for England
This is a reminder that the 2021 CET claims window will close at midnight on 31 October.
NEW EYE SCAN for DIABETES
Occuity seals £2.85million investment to develop revolutionary medical technology with multiple clinical uses
Protect your sight on Fright Night and don't give yourself a fright
College of Optometrists advises the public to consider their health when dressing up
More than 3 Million Pledge to Love Eyes this World Sight Day
More than three million people have pledged to have their eyes tested this World Sight Day!
Sight and Sound Technology webinar introduces a highly innovative new App called "Voxmate".
Introducing Voxmate - a simple way for VIs to navigate using an Android phone
Manufacturer bags deal with leading practice to give patients the ‘ultimate’ contact lens welcome kit
Contact lens patients at an award-winning optometry practice are being given the “the perfect package” to help them
Ocuco passes ISC standards for security
Ocuco, a leading international optical software company, has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2017 certification for its next-generation, cloud-hosted Practice Management Software
EssilorLuxottica receives approval to complete acquisition of Lenstec
EssilorLuxottica has received approval from the Competition and Markets Authority in the UK to move forward with its proposed acquisition of the Lenstec Optical Group
AOP launches new resources for World Menopause Day
Hot flushes are the one symptom that everyone talks about, but the effects of the menopause are wide ranging
Demand for replacement lenses soars according to The London Ophthalmology Centre
London OC predicts the ‘dream’ treatment, that does not degrade, will outstrip demand for laser
Stepper steps up again for homeless clinic
STEPPER EYEWEAR is generously supporting the Leeds Vision Care for Homeless People clinic
Call for papers ahead of rescheduled NCC conference
Abstracts can now be submitted for an eagerly anticipated collaborative research symposium that had to be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
GOC erases Leeds based student dispensing optician
The General Optical Council (GOC), the UK regulator for optometrists and dispensing opticians, has decided to erase a student dispensing optician based in Leeds, from its register.
Visioncall sponsors FREE CET event
Free Seeing Beyond the Eyes 1 interactive point* CET Webinar sponsored by Visioncall
The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers rewards research excellence
The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers (WCSM) this week announced the winners of its annual bronze medal award competitions for research published during the last year.
WM5G to showcase Healthcare innovations at Birmingham Tech Week 2021
West Midlands 5G (WM5G) have recently announced their plans to display and demonstrate healthcare advancements under development at Birmingham Tech Week 2021.
‘Let’s get comfortable talking about contact lens discomfort’
The latest BCLA webinar will urge eye care professionals to proactively address the issue of contact lens discomfort in practice
ESSILOR ‘Ultimate Sharp Vision’ Media Campaign
A new national “drive to store” digital media campaign has been launched by Essilor Ltd to support independent ECPs participating in its Take Two multi-pair lens promotion.
NHS England – Afghan relocation and resettlement schemes
Guidance for optometry practices on the Afghan relocation and resettlement schemes.
Optometry Scotland calls for 3% increase
Optometry Scotland (OS) reports on its bid for a 3% increase on fees this year.
Free PPE to the health and care sector (England) could it end by next March?
The DHSC will continue to provide this PPE until 31 March 2022. However, it is now running a consultation on whether to extend access to free PPE after this date.
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