FODO Annual Review 2016

The FODO Annual Review for 2015/16 outlines the major policy developments in UK and Irish optics and hearing care over the last year.

Read the FODO Annual Review 2016

FODO Strategy Away Day Report 2016

The FODO Board held its annual Strategy Away Day on Tuesday 19 April 2016. The Board considered upcoming changes and developments in the UK optical market, current moves to deliver more eye health services in the community and how the sector must respond to the challenges set out in the Foresight Project Report.

Download FODO Away Day Report 2016


FODO produces a review of the key points for optics from the chancellors budget statement each year on behalf of the Optical Confederation.

Download Budget Statement 2016

Autumn Statements

The Autumn Statement and Spending Review 2015 sets out the results of the new government’s comprehensive spending review and plans for this parliament. FODO produces the Optical Confederation’s summary each year which details the main areas that may impact on the optical sector.

Read the Government's full statement

Liberating the NHS - The Bosanquet Report

This report demonstrates how community optometry has been at the forefront of delivering high quality, patient centred and cost effective healthcare in accessible community settings over the past twenty years; and how it can do much more in delivering the Coalition Government's objectives for more care, better outcomes, and better quality within increasingly restricted resources.