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Abstracts from the online Women in Vision UK Annual Meeting 2022 are presented.

The College of Optometrists has launched a new vision which sets out its ambitions for the future of the profession, and its plans to put the optometric workforce at the forefront of eye care provision, education and research.

We work to ensure that optometrists’ competences and skills are recognised and better used across the UK.

Three optometrists talk about the skills and experience needed to become an effective supervisor.

College Clinical Adviser gives evidence to the House of Lords Integration of Primary and Community Care Committee.

Podcast: This month we talk to the inspirational Professor Shahina Pardhan - the first female Professor of Optometry in the UK.

A message from Leon Davies, College President

College President Professor Leon Davies FCOptom represented the College at the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Eye Health and Visual Impairment this week.

Kathy Oxtoby looks at the role of the Physician Associate – and why one might be contacting an optometrist soon.

The NHS Long Term Workforce Plan recognises the knowledge and skills of eye care providers in alleviating the pressures in the eye care service.

The General Optical Council (GOC) has presented a draft response to its call for evidence on the need for change to the Opticians Act (1989) and the consultation on associated GOC policies to its Council.

We are looking to commission a suitable organisation or individual to conduct a sector-wide and UK-wide, multi-professional eye care workforce supply and demand data modelling project.

Expanded Optometry Tomorrow 2024 offers a bumper weekend of lectures and hands-on workshops for eye care professionals.