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  1. New College council members announced at AGM

    20 March 2015

    The College has announced the results of its 2015/16 Council elections. Dr Leon Davies FCOptom will now join as a representative for members in the West Midlands, with Dr Parth Shah MCOptom joining as Council member for the Eastern region.

  2. Latest OSCE results announced by the College

    19 March 2015

    The results are in for the College's latest OSCE. A total of 63 candidates sat the OSCE in March – the Scheme for Registration’s final assessment – resulting in a pass rate of 76%.

  3. Scheme for Registration OSCE results - available here

    18 March 2015

    The results of the Scheme for Registration OSCE (March 2015) are available.

  4. The College of Optometrists issues eclipse warning

    17 March 2015

    The College of Optometrists is warning people not to look directly at the sun during the solar eclipse on 20 March.

  5. College welcomes consultation on the GOC's standards of practice for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    16 March 2015

    The College welcomed the opportunity to comment on the General Optical Council's draft standards of practice for optometrists and dispensing opticians, and the draft standards for optical students.

  6. College CEO announces retirement at AGM

    10 March 2015

    At the Annual General Meeting of the College of Optometrists, held in Brighton yesterday, Chief Executive Bryony Pawinska announced her plan to retire in early 2016 after serving for more than 12 years.

  7. Optometrists come together in Brighton for Optometry Tomorrow 2015

    10 March 2015

    The College welcomed over 700 delegates to East Sussex on 8 and 9 March for its annual conference and AGM.

  8. Agreement reached on the sharing of patient information between ophthalmologists and optometrists

    4 March 2015

    The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and College of Optometrists have issued new advice for members on the sharing of patient information following referral.

  9. College accredits new higher qualifications

    3 March 2015

    The College has accredited three new higher qualification courses, including the Professional Higher Certificate in Glaucoma.

  10. Black and blue or white and gold? The College of Optometrists adds expert opinion to the debate

    2 March 2015

    The College of Optometrists has added expert opinion to the dress debate that dominated social media and news bulletins around the world on Friday.

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