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

What's New

  1. New College council members announced at AGM

    The College has announced the results of its 2015/16 Council elections. Dr Leon Davies FCOptom will now join as a representative for members in the West Midlands, with Dr Parth Shah MCOptom joining as Council member for the Eastern region.

  2. Latest OSCE results announced by the College

    The results are in for the College's latest OSCE. A total of 63 candidates sat the OSCE in March – the Scheme for Registration’s final assessment – resulting in a pass rate of 76%.

  3. Scheme for Registration OSCE results - available here

    The results of the Scheme for Registration OSCE (March 2015) are available.

  4. The College of Optometrists issues eclipse warning

    The College of Optometrists is warning people not to look directly at the sun during the solar eclipse on 20 March.

  5. College welcomes consultation on the GOC's standards of practice for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    The College welcomed the opportunity to comment on the General Optical Council's draft standards of practice for optometrists and dispensing opticians, and the draft standards for optical students.

  6. College CEO announces retirement at AGM

    At the Annual General Meeting of the College of Optometrists, held in Brighton yesterday, Chief Executive Bryony Pawinska announced her plan to retire in early 2016 after serving for more than 12 years.

  7. Optometrists come together in Brighton for Optometry Tomorrow 2015

    The College welcomed over 700 delegates to East Sussex on 8 and 9 March for its annual conference and AGM.

  8. Agreement reached on the sharing of patient information between ophthalmologists and optometrists

    The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and College of Optometrists have issued new advice for members on the sharing of patient information following referral.

  1. 21

    Apr

    Northern Ireland regional event - Coleraine

    The Lodge Hotel

  2. 30

    Apr

    Eastern regional event 2015 - Peterborough

    KingsGate Conference Centre

  3. 06

    May

    Moving on in Supervision - London

    Royal College of General Practitioners - Euston

    Throughout May 2015 we are offering one-day training sessions aimed at enhancing supervision skills.

  4. 11

    May

    Moving on in Supervision - Leeds

    University of Leeds

    Throughout May 2015 we are offering one-day training sessions aimed at enhancing supervision skills.

  5. 28

    May

    Moving on in Supervision - Glasgow

    Novotel Glasgow Centre

    Throughout May 2015 we are offering one-day training sessions aimed at enhancing supervision skills.

 

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