3 June 2010
Together the Association of British Dispensing Opticians, the Association of Optometrists, the College of Optometrists and the Federation of Ophthalmic & Dispensing Opticians represent over 12,000 optometrists, over 5,600 dispensing opticians and optical businesses in the UK who provide high quality and accessible eye care services to the whole population.
2 June 2010
The General Optical Council (GOC) has today announced Geoff Harris's resignation from his position on Council. Geoff is currently Council Chair.
19 May 2010
In its 15th birthday year the National Blind Children?s Society has opened a new office in central London. This important move will enable NBCS to expand its services to children and young people in London and the South East who are blind and partially sighted.
12 May 2010
The General Optical Council (GOC) has begun its annual countdown to the 15 July student retention deadline.
12 April 2010
VISION 2020 UK annual Vision Strategy Conference hosted by RNIB and sponsored by Guide Dogs
1 April 2010
For the first time ever the UK eyecare sector is joining forces with charities and healthcare professionals to launch National Eye Health Week 2010 (14- 20 June).
16 March 2010
Increasing numbers of women and practitioners of Asian ethnic origin are entering the optical professions, according to new equality and diversity data released by the General Optical Council (GOC).
16 March 2010
The GOC will support UK eyecare in delivering high-quality care, modernise its functions and engage with its stakeholders, under its new five-year strategy for 2010-15.
15 March 2010
NHS Evidence eyes and vision is pleased to present an Evidence Update on Retinal Vein Occlusions during the week 15th 21st March 2010
9 March 2010
The retention deadline for all fully-registered optometrists and dispensing opticians is just one week away. All full individual and business registrants must complete and return their retention application forms, along with the appropriate payment, by 15