9 December 2005
City University has today opened the new Henry Wellcome Vision Research Laboratories.
1 December 2005
Homelessness charity Crisis will be running the 34th Crisis Open Christmas from 23-30 December at the London Arena this year.
30 November 2005
The General Optical Council warned today that the 'grace period' for student registration would come to an end on 31 December 2005. After that time, unregistered students undertaking clinical practice will be liable to prosecution under the Opticians Act.
16 November 2005
On a recent project to Ethiopia a group of Vision Aid Overseas volunteers did more than just provide spectacles to the local population - they also managed to donate an entire football strip! The lucky recipients were members of Butajira Ladies football club, a local team near to the VAO clinic at the Grarbet Ledekuman hospital in Butajira.
14 November 2005
The Institute of Optometry is starting a new research study into the treatment of amblyopia, using the computerised IPS treatment developed by Ronald Mallett and Andrew Field.
10 November 2005
Fight for Sight has ten places in the 2006 Edinburgh Marathon which will take place on 11th June.
2 November 2005
The University of Bradford's Eye Clinic will host a visit from local MP Marsha Singh this week.
26 October 2005
The College of Optometrists welcomes the Scottish Executives announcement heralding the reform of eye care in Scotland. In a statement to the Scottish Parliament today (26 October 2005) Deputy Minister, Lewis Macdonald MSP. outlined plans for the delivery of free eye checks for all by 2007.
17 October 2005
The General Optical Council today announced that it will consult the optical professions about making changes to its Continuing Education and Training (CET) rules.
13 October 2005
The Eyes and Vision Specialist Library (EVSL) commissioned by the National Library for Health launched on 13th October.