David Parkins, President of the College, addressed MPs and peers at yesterdays meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Eye Health and Visual Impairment.
The deadline for submitting your answers for Optometry in Practice Volume 14, Issue 4 is 31 October 2014.
The College has been asked by one of its members to clarify the risks associated with using Tea Tree Oil (TTO) to treat Demodex blepharitis and how to use it safely.
Although the likelihood of imported cases is low, health care providers, including optometrists, should remain vigilant for those who have visited areas affected by Ebola and who develop unexplained illness.
Led by the College, stakeholders from across the optical sector have joined together to launch a project to gain a clearer picture of the optical workforce.
Over 1,000 CET points were earned at Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize on Sunday at Ascot Racecourse, the College of Optometrists one-day conference which was attended by 195 optometrists from across the UK.
The results are in for the College of Optometrists latest OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination). 216 candidates sat the OSCE, the Scheme for Registrations final assessment, in September resulting in a pass rate of 80%.
The College of Optometrists has elected three new Life Fellows and three new Honorary Fellows. Fellowship of the College is awarded to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the profession or to the College.
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This face-to-face training session will look at further enhancing your supervision skills. Using a brand new workshop style format to further review "what good practice looks like in the supervisor role", we aim to enable you to use proven and effective methods to support and develop your trainee whilst keeping your patients safe.
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