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 medicines for intravitreal injection for the management of wet AMD patients?

Latest journal article

Jane Veys MCOptom on reducing the tears and fears of our patients

Independent prescribing

We have a number of therapeutic points available to IP members struggling to cover their competencies by the end of this year.

The College has been working with the GOC on enabling IP optometrists to qualify despite the challenges of accessing appropriate clinical experience.

Registered independent prescribers will be able to sign off individual clinical practice placement sessions for IP trainees.

Clinical files: Should I prescribe chloramphenicol for children under two years old

The GOC opens consultation on proposed changes to its requirements for education and training in independent prescribing.

MHRA agrees with the College view that chloramphenicol eye drops can be safely administered to children aged 0 to 2 years, where antibiotic eye drop treatment is indicated.

Additional guidance for members with an independent prescribing qualification.

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