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NHS Long Term Plan

FODO has welcomed the NHS long term plan (published 7 January 2019).  It does not directly impact on GOS (with ...
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Medical devices in the news

Over the last few days there has been a lot of coverage in the media – including Panorama on BBC1 ...
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In his Budget statement on Monday 29 October the Chancellor, Philip Hammond declared the “the era of austerity is finally ...
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Guidance on record keeping – statement by the Optical Confederation and College of Optometrists

The Optical Confederation has received a number of enquiries about guidance issued by some NHS regions and LOCs regarding record ...
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Professional Duty of Candour – new FODO CET packs available for members

Following on from our successful workshop at Optrafair earlier this year, we are delighted to now make available this new ...
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The @DefraGovUK is running a consultation on extending carrier bag charges to businesses of all sizes (but without imposing the same reporting requirement). You can read our guidance on the current requirements here

We are currently seeking a Clinical Adviser to assist our Fitness to Practise Committee when they consider cases relating to a registrant’s physical or mental health. For more information and to apply, please visit our website:

Check out our briefing on the operational readiness guidance published by @DHSCgovuk and on the regulation of medicines and medical devices by @MHRAgovuk. Covering the key points that impacts the sector #optics #eyecare FODO1 photo

My week on Twitter 🎉: 3 Mentions, 2.54K Mention Reach, 5 Likes, 5 New Followers. See yours with FODO1 photo

. @FODO1 welcomes the @NHSEngland long term plan. It does not directly impact on #GOS (with the possible exception of service to care homes) and there is much that community #optics, #ophthalmology and #hearingservices can get behind

#Blind injustice: #VisuallyImpaired are losing lifeline benefit because of incompetent testing. James Adams, director @RNIBScotland , said #PIP is a crucial benefit for #blind and #partiallysighted people.
But, for too many, it is not working