The professional, scientific and examining body for optometry in the UK, working for the public benefit.

 

What's New

  1. Results published of first ever study comparing spectacles bought online with those bought in optometry practices

    College of Optometrists funded study comparing over 300 pairs of spectacles.

  2. College of Optometrists maintains fees for seventh year while providing an increased range of benefits

    More than 15,000 members of the College of Optometrists will benefit from a fee freeze for a seventh consecutive year.

  3. Parkinson's potentially detected by a sight test: College responds

    The College's Clinical Adviser responds to recent developments in research showing that Parkinson's can potentially be picked up by a sight test.

  4. College of Optometrists welcomes accreditation of Professional Certificate in Glaucoma at the University of Bradford

    The course marks the first College accredited higher qualification available to optometrists at the University of Bradford.

  5. College of Optometrists welcomes Ulster University accreditation for two new higher qualifications

    Ulster University has been accredited to provide the Professional Certificate in Low Vision and the Professional Certificate in Paediatric Eye Care.

  6. College of Optometrists urges sports-enthusiasts to optimise their vision

    As the Olympics are about to open, the College is urging sports participants to consider their vision in order to enhance their sporting experience.

  7. Media statement: Honey Rose

    In light of today’s verdict in the case of Honey Rose, an optometrist convicted of gross negligence manslaughter, the College of Optometrists has issued the following statement...

  8. New Competency Framework for all Prescribers

    A new, updated and restructured Competency Framework for all Prescribers has been published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society after collaboration with the College of Optometrists, all the prescribing professions and patients.

  1. 01

    Sep

    How do I supervise within the law - Birmingham

    The Priory Rooms, Birmingham, B4 6AF

    Training aimed at Supervisors and those considering supervision

  2. 07

    Sep

    How do I supervise within the law - London

    NUT, London Euston, WC1H 9BD

    Training aimed at Supervisors and those considering supervision

  3. 08

    Sep

    Manchester Facilitator training

    Manchester Meeting Place, The University of Manchester, Sackville Street Campus

    Giving you the skills to be able to confidently facilitate peer discussions.

  4. 12

    Sep

    London Facilitator training

    Friends House, London, NW1 2BJ

    Giving you the skills to be able to confidently facilitate peer discussions

  5. 28

    Sep

    East Midlands Regional Event - Leicester

    Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel, LE1 6ES

    Free interactive CET evening event for College members

  6. 18

    Oct

    South East Regional Event - Maidenhead

    Holiday Inn Maidenhead, SL6 2RA

    Free interactive CET evening event for College members.

  7. 08

    Nov

    Diploma Ceremony 2016

    Central Hall Westminster

  8. 13

    Nov

    London Regional Event

    Rooms on Regent's Park, NW1 4RG

    Free interactive CET breakfast event for college members

 

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