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

 

What's New

  1. Independent Prescribing and MECS Part 2 Practical Assessment results - available here

    The results of the Independent Prescribing exam (15 November) and MECS Part 2 Practical Assessment (November 2016) are available to members who took the Assessments.

  2. College of Optometrists issues advice for drivers during Road Safety Week

    College advises drivers to visit their optometrist if due a sight test and launches 'Winter Eye Health' poster

  3. College of Optometrists celebrates sector's researchers at its annual Diploma Ceremony

    Four optometric researchers were presented with a Research Excellence Award for their contributions across a variety of areas.

  4. Latest College of Optometrists Fellowships recognise outstanding contributions to the profession

    The College of Optometrists has elected two new Life Fellows, two new Honorary Fellows and a Fellow by Portfolio.

  5. Optometry Tomorrow 2017 - deadline extended for discounted tickets

    The 50% discounted rate for Optometry Tomorrow, the College’s leading annual conference, has now been extended for another month.

  6. College of Optometrists warns of the dangers of wearing novelty contact lenses on Halloween

    If you’re thinking about wearing novelty contact lenses to add an eye-popping touch to your zombie or vampire outfit - think again.

  7. College of Optometrists calls for applications for elected positions on its Council

    Nominations are open for members to join its Council and represent members in several regions.

  8. Refractive error to be the focus at Optometry Tomorrow 2017

    Mr Ian Flitcroft has been announced as the keynote speaker for Optometry Tomorrow 2017.

  1. 08

    Dec

    Yorkshire & Humber Regional Event - Leeds

    Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel, LS16 8AG

    Free interactive CET evening event for College members

  2. 25

    Jan

    Eastern Regional Event - Hatfield

    Beales Hotel, AL10 9NG

    Free interactive CET evening event for College members

  3. 02

    Feb

    West Midlands Regional Event - Coventry

    Ricoh Arena, CV6 6GE

    Free interactive CET evening event for College members

  4. 20

    Feb

    How to supervise within the law - Edinburgh 20 February 2017

    Edinburgh Training & Conference Venue

    Training aimed at Supervisors and those considering supervision

  5. 01

    Mar

    How to supervise within the law - London 1 March 2017

    Holiday Inn Camden Lock

    Training aimed at Supervisors and those considering supervision

  6. 06

    Mar

    How to supervise within the law - Manchester 6 March 2017

    MacDonald Manchester Hotel  (Piccadilly)

    Training aimed at Supervisors and those considering supervision

  7. 19

    Mar

    Optometry Tomorrow 2017

    Hilton Birmingham Metropole

    The College's annual conference, exhibition and AGM. Special discounted tickets for College members!

  8. 23

    Mar

    How to supervise within the law - Bristol 23 March 2017

    Holiday Inn Bristol-Filton

    Training aimed at Supervisors and those considering supervision

 

Interactive CET