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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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FODO CET at Optrafair 2019 – fancy something new?

We look forward to seeing many FODO members on our Stand J50 at Optrafair this year 30 March – 1 April. Prize draw and free whistles for kids. We will also be running CET which addresses the issues that other CET does not reach. If you are bored with the

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