Podcast: Following on from London Fashion week, Neil Handley, Curator of the College Museum, discusses the history of spectacles with Daniel, exploring their unique status as a medical device and fashion accessory.

Natalie Healey looks at how new clinical and business skills can help retain and attract patients.

No one became an optometrist because they enjoyed keeping records, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a vital skill, says Steve Smethurst.

A safe space with a culture of transparency can prevent whistleblowing issues in the first place, writes Kim Thomas. But what should optometrists do if they need to highlight malpractice?

We are all guilty of unconscious bias, but recognising our hidden prejudice is the first step to better patient relationships, writes Kathy Oxtoby.

The College of Optometrists has welcomed an independent report by Which? magazine into online spectacle suppliers.

We are disappointed at the inaccurate representation of the role of the optometrist in this edition of Supershoppers (28 August 2019).

A message from the President of the College of Optometrists.

We speak to Professor John Lawrenson FCOptom about his role authoring and reviewing the College’s Clinical Management Guidelines.