The guidance and support below are for individual, local, regional and national eye care provider members in the UK. Members can also access additional guidance and support covering employment, regulation, compliance and more in FODO's practice owner's hub.
If you cannot find what you need below, then as a member you can also contact us by emailing [email protected] or calling 020 7298 5151.
Learn what you need to do to meet the information and communication needs of patients with a disability.
Access the Quality in Optometry (QiO) toolkit for clinical governance in optometric practice.
Access advice and support from clinical experts experienced in frontline practice and with the General Optical Council (GOC).
All you need to know to comply with Data Protection legislation and understand your responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act.
A short guide to common driving and occupational vision standards.
Resources to help you provide domiciliary eye care in the UK. Includes information for providers and patients, and an overview of the Optical Confederation Domiciliary Eye Care Committee.
Understand the professional, contractual and statutory duty of candour and how you can support transparency when things go wrong.
Access evidence-based resources to help you deliver safe and effective eye care to all.
Includes resources on performing eye examinations in the UK for all members, focusing on current and future practice owners.
Signposts you to information on low vision services and guidance, an overview of the CVI process and other support.
An overview of the sale and supply of medicines and how to report any side effects.
Understand the role and effective use of chaperones in primary and community eye care settings.
Read these recommended resources on good record keeping – a must for individuals, managers and practice owners.
How to help safeguard children and adults at risk of abuse, neglect, female genital mutilation (FGM), coercive behaviour, trafficking and radicalisation.
Learn the correct procedure when applying for a voucher for a second pair and submitting a non-tolerance claim.
Access information on sight test intervals and eye examinations across the UK.
Signposts individual and practice owner members to relevant guidance on social media usage.
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