Public health

The College of Optometrists offers support to hay fever sufferers on managing their symptoms.

Judy Misra will be joining Optometry Wales as Chief Executive Officer on 1 April 2024.

A message from Leon Davies, College President

The clinical figures that count.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology.

Jane Veys MCOptom on breaking down the silos that define medical specialties.

Traditionally, optometrists have worked solo, often for many hours in a dark consulting room. This brings advantages, as well as disadvantages, writes Anna Scott. So what is best practice?

Sejal Mistry MCOptom describes her time as a Darzi Clinical Fellow and improving patient access to eye care services.

Becky McCall discusses how managed clinical networks enhance regional eye health services.

Deaf children and adults can struggle to access eye care and vision correction. Sophie Goodchild explores how deaf awareness training for optometrists – and other practice staff – could make optometry services more equitable.