13 January 2021

Live Q&A on delivering eye care during the current lockdown

Sector bodies will come together on 14 January to answer your questions.

Representatives from the College, AOP, ABDO, FODO and GOC will be joining together on 14 January (7-8.30pm) for a Q&A to discuss:

  • How best to interpret amber guidance during national lockdowns.
  • Why providing ongoing eye care is important.
  • Remote triage.
  • Remote consultations.
  • Prioritising patients.
  • Reporting your concerns if you feel under pressure from your employer to not follow Amber guidance.
  • Minimising and managing risk, including concerns about PPE.

Related further reading

COVID-19 and its impact on eyecare: a review

This article describes an audit to evaluate how the COVID-19 pandemic affected hospital contact lens services.

This article reviews the utility of telemedicine in community practice.