15 July 2016
In light of todays verdict in the case of Honey Rose, an optometrist convicted of gross negligence manslaughter, the College of Optometrists has issued the following statement...
14 July 2016
A new, updated and restructured Competency Framework for all Prescribers has been published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society after collaboration with the College of Optometrists, all the prescribing professions and patients.
7 July 2016
Hospital initiated delays and cancelled follow up appointments are at crisis point, putting patients' sight at risk. This has led to a new initiative to release pressure off hospital eye services.
1 July 2016
College is advising that having a sight test and getting fitted with corrective eyewear if needed could enhance participants and spectators sporting experience.
29 June 2016
Cardiff University has been accredited as the first provider of the Colleges Professional Certificate in Paediatric Eye Care.
20 June 2016
The results of the Therapeutics Common Final Assessment in Independent Prescribing are available to members who took the examination in June. Please log in to access your results.
20 June 2016
We are looking for volunteer patients for our CET workshops taking place on 6 July in Cardiff. We pay £25 plus travel expenses.
7 June 2016
The report provides detailed information of trainee performance over a single year, related to several factors, including their undergraduate degree classification and common areas of failure.
2 June 2016
The report makes several recommendations to address barriers to poorer communities accessing optometry services.
24 May 2016
The report, outlining the outcomes of the Visual Impairment and Dementia (VIDem) Summit, identifies priorities for research into concurrent dementia and visual impairment.