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FODO AGM 2019
The FODO AGM 2019 will take place from 12.00 to 13.15 on Tuesday 14 May at 199 Gloucester Terrace London ...
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FODO publishes position statement on possible changes to NHS legislation
The FODO and NCHA have published a position statement on proposals to review NHS legislation in England. You can read ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Brexit ‘On Deal’ preparations continue – no change to advice for primary eye care
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) continue contingency planning for the event of a No deal Brexit and ...
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General Optical Council Standards for Businesses in the UK – taking effect from 1 October 2019
FODO has welcomed the publication of the General Optical Council‘s (GOC’s) new Standards for Optical Businesses which will take effect ...
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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 ...
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FODO at Optrafair 2019 – Leadership, Innovation and Support
We are looking forward welcoming old friends and new to the FODO stand - J50 - at Optrafair this weekend ...
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Government freezes GOS fees for a fourth consecutive year (2019-20)
The Government has announced that GOS fees in England will be frozen for a fourth consecutive year at £21.31. CET ...
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Avoidance of Doubt letter – Examining Clinically Challenging Patients in England
As Members will be aware, NHS England issued a letter on 25 February 2019 about providing services to clinically challenging ...
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