Archive for 2019


The FODO AGM 2019 will take place from 12.00 to 13.15 on Tuesday 14 May at 199 Gloucester Terrace London W2 6LD.   The AGM will be asked to approve a resolution updating the FODO Articles of Association Details of the proposed changes are here and you can access the articles

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CORU recruitment of assessors: Optometrist and Dispensing Optician

CORU, Ireland’s multi-profession health and social care regulator is actively recruiting assessors to review qualifications for recognition of Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians.   CORU is seeking educators and practitioners in both professions to apply and work with them as quickly as possible. If you would like to engage with fellow

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Transforming Ophthalmology – NHS England Open Webinar

NHS England’s Elective Care Transformation Programme (ECTP) has set up EyesWise a project to encourage new ways of working by eye services, primarily through the ECTP’s High Impact Interventions for Ophthalmology.   NHS England is running an introductory webinar for all-comers on Wednesday 24 April 2019 (13:00-14:30).   It will focus

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Open letter – IT connectivity for primary optical care

The letter published below expresses concern at delays to funding a modern IT link. The letter is signed by Harjit Sandhu, Managing Director, FODO; Richard Whittington, Chief Operating Officer, LOCSU; Sir Anthony Garrett CBE, General Secretary, ABDO; and Henrietta Alderman, Chief Executive, AOP.   The open letter is also copied

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