Latest online CPD

This recorded webinar lecture examines the epidemiology, presentation, diagnosis, management and long term outlook for eye allergic disease of all severities.

Latest clinical files

Clinical files: Can I prescribe and supply cyclopentolate to patients affected by uveitis?

Latest journal article

Kathy Oxtoby looks at the intended and adverse effects of corticosteroids, the common concerns patients have, and how to manage a steroid response.

Live events

This in-person peer review in Belfast is free of charge for College members and will cover your peer review CPD requirement, offering 3 CPD points.

Independent prescribing

We responded to a Royal Pharmaceutical Society consultation on a competency framework for all prescribers.

The processes around issuing prescriptions can be confusing. Steve Smethurst asks: what’s required from independent prescribers and what differences divide the UK’s four nations?

This week, the GOC agreed to the College’s proposal for a more flexible approach to meeting logbook requirements for optometrists training to be independent prescribers.

The College’s Optometrists' Formulary is an essential resource for IP optometrists. It is available exclusively to College members, and provides prescribing information on drugs currently available to treat eye conditions.

The College responded to a consultation from the All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre.

The College of Optometrists’ member app helps support members in providing the best possible patient care.

Did you know the College has a full online events programme available just for members? Book your space now!