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

Becky McCall asks how shifts in working practices caused by the COVID-19 pandemic might change the ophthalmic services workforce.

The College’s Clinical Editor on renewed excitement and optimism in the profession.

This study investigates the opinions of contact lens practitioners at the end of lockdown about the changes they implemented.