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

What's New

  1. Professor Bruce Evans kicks off new cycle of College CET events

    World renowned speaker and College Fellow, Professor Bruce Evans FCOptom, will open the College's new cycle of regional events with a fantastic interactive, case-based presentation.

  2. College maintains membership fee freeze while introducing new benefits

    The College’s membership fees will remain unchanged for a sixth year, even though the annual number of CET events offered has more than doubled, and several new benefits have been introduced.

  3. College launches hospital events for newly-qualified optometrists

    Bookings have opened for the College of Optometrists’ first hospital events, designed exclusively for newly-qualified optometrists.

  4. Call for patients at Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize

    We are looking for patients for our gonioscopy and AMD workshops at Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize, taking place at the Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel on Sunday 27 September.

  5. Latest OSCE results announced by the College of Optometrists

    The results are in for the College's latest OSCE. 324 candidates sat the OSCE in July - the Scheme for Registration’s final assessment - resulting in a pass rate of 75%.

  6. College of Optometrists remembers Professor Brien Holden

    The College is deeply saddened by the untimely death of Professor Brien Holden.

  7. Optometry in Practice Vol 15 issue 2 deadline approaching

    The deadline for submitting your answers for Optometry in Practice Volume 15, Issue 2 is 31 July 2015.

  8. College responds to This Morning segment about sight tests

    Daniel Hardiman-McCartney MCOptom, Clinical Adviser to the College, has responded to comments made on This Morning on 24 July 2015 regarding sight tests.

  1. 10

    Sep

    Moving on in Supervision Evening Event -
    Bristol 10 September 2015

    Novotel Bristol Central

    The training will enhance the supervision skills of existing supervisors through enabling them to use proven and effective methods for the support and development of their trainees in the Scheme for Registration.

  2. 15

    Sep

    Moving on in Supervision Evening Event -
    Manchester 15 September 2015

    Macdonald Manchester Hotel

    The training will enhance the supervision skills of existing supervisors through enabling them to use proven and effective methods for the support and development of their trainees in the Scheme for Registration.

  3. 27

    Sep

    Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize 2015

    Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel

  4. 07

    Oct

    Manchester Royal Eye Hospital tour and lecture
    (Newly-qualified optometrists only)

    Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

    A new and exciting event exclusively for members who qualified after July 2012) to tour Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and attend a lecture.

  5. 27

    Oct

    Moorfields Eye Hospital tour and lecture
    (Newly-qualified optometrists only)

    Moorfields Eye Hospital

    A new and exciting event exclusively for members who qualified after July 2012) to tour Moorfields Eye Hospital and attend a lecture.

 

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