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The next two weeks will see important elections to the Optical Registration Board in Ireland. Optician interviews Peter McGrath about ...
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In response to growing membership across its eye and hearing care businesses FODO has announced a new company structure and ...
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FODO chief executive David Hewlett describes the key elements of optical insurance and defence as the optical body takes measures ...
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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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FODO RESPONDS TO AUTUMN BUDGET 2018
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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Vouchers at a Glance 2018 - Updated June 2018 Edition
FODO, on behalf of the Optical Confederation, has published an updated edition of 'Vouchers at a Glance'. The earlier April ...
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More high street eye services will reduce avoidable blindness
The Optical Confederation, of which FODO is an active member, today called on health chiefs to take to take immediate ...
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