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  1. College event set to explore the latest in glaucoma treatment, surgery and service delivery

    16 April 2015

    Consultant glaucoma and corneal specialist and leading iStent® surgeon, Mr Leon Au, will present his lecture at the College's free member event in Peterborough on 30 April.

  2. Consultant Neurosurgeon to present at College event in Coleraine

    10 April 2015

    Roddy O'Kane, Consultant Neurosurgeon, will present his lecture titled ‘You found it, I removed it. I got the bottle of wine!’ at the College’s free member event in Coleraine on 21 April.

  3. Independent Prescribing assessment results available

    10 April 2015

    The results of the Therapeutics Common Final Assessment in Independent Prescribing are available to members who took the examination in March. Please log in to access your results.

  4. SIGN guideline for glaucoma published

    2 April 2015

    The Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network has published a Guideline for glaucoma referral and safe discharge.

  5. 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.

  6. 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%.

  7. Scheme for Registration OSCE results - available here

    18 March 2015

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

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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