A number of members have raised questions relating to the College Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Professional Conduct. The College's Clinical Advisor has collated the most commonly asked questions and has provided the answers below.
Examples of questions raised:
A patient has asked me to make up specs to a prescription that is more than 2 years old. Can I do this?
Does the College produce information for patients on the use of diagnostic eye drops (such as tropicamide)?
A patient has asked me for their PD – do I have to give it to them?
A patient took their prescription to another practice for dispensing and is now having problems with the spectacles. What should I do?
College Members can see the full set of questions and answers below once logged in.