Through our policy work, we champion the value of optometrists in delivering eye care, and provide an independent, authoritative voice in debates that will shape the sector. 

A joint statement has been issued on the General Optical Council’s proposed new framework for optometric education.

The pandemic continues to affect the way primary and secondary eye care services are provided for patients in England.

Our response to a recent contact lens promotion aimed at NHS workers

Our response to the Royal College of Ophthalmologist's guidance on reopening and redeveloping services after COVID-19

This outlines a COVID-19 Urgent Eyecare Service delivered from a network of optical practices, acting as urgent eye care hubs, to support the immediate and recovery phase of the coronavirus pandemic.

The College and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists has sent the following letter to Jo Churchill MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care.

Our guidance is aimed to help keep optometrists and their patients safe.