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  1. Lissamine green

    5 May 2016

    The College of Optometrists issues a statement on the use of lissamine green.

  2. College of Optometrists’ Director presents at ARVO

    4 May 2016

    Today Mike Bowen, Director of Research at the College of Optometrists will present at the ARVO annual meeting for the first time.

  3. Series of MECS practical assessments planned to put profession on front foot

    4 May 2016

    Plans to significantly increase the number of Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS) practical assessments across England, have been announced today.

  4. Demand for hospital eye clinic appointments and community eye services discussed in parliament

    15 April 2016

    This week, the Secretary of State for Health was asked what steps his Department is taking to address the increased demand for eye clinic appointments and hospital eye services.

  5. Independent Prescribing assessment results available

    14 April 2016

    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.

  6. College of Optometrists urges hay fever sufferers to act early to minimise symptoms

    24 March 2016

    New pollen chart helps identify when sufferers should start using eye drops.

  7. Scheme for Registration OSCE results - available here

    24 March 2016

    The results of the Scheme for Registration OSCE (March 2016) are available.

  8. The College of Optometrists to provide safeguarding training free to all pre-registration trainees

    24 March 2016

    Pre-registration trainees will now be able to access safeguarding training ahead of qualification, via the College website.

  9. Those at risk of type 2 diabetes to be offered lifestyle help

    24 March 2016

    This week, NHS England announced it will be launching a new national programme to help those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

  10. New College President and Council members welcomed at AGM

    24 March 2016

    The College of Optometrists has welcomed a new President and four members to its Council at the College’s AGM, held during Optometry Tomorrow in Birmingham.

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