Public Health England and the British and Irish Orthoptic Society launch e-learning module for child vision screening

24 April 2019
Source: Public Health England/BIOS

PHE and the British and Irish Orthoptic Society today launch e-learning module for child vision screening The Child Vision Screening e-learning module aims of this resource are to assist child vision screeners carry out their roles. It: • is used as part of the initial training if they are new to this role • enables child vision screeners to meet

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Children’s Eye Care – Reinforcing National Guidelines for Vision Screening in Schools for all 4-5 year olds

15 February 2018
Source: BIOS/Royal College of Ophthalmologists

3 September 2015 The British and Irish Orthoptic Society (BIOS) supports the evidence-based national screening guidelines aimed at the early detection of vision defects in children, at the appropriate age, through clinical examinations by appropriately trained staff. Detection of eye problems in the very young and pre-school child requires expert clinical examination. If a parent or carer has concern about

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BIOS Business Management Services

14 July 2016
Source: BIOS

The British and Irish Orthoptic Society (inc. British Orthoptic Society Trade Union) is seeking to consolidate its  membership and business services comprising Membership Administration (including processing direct debit subscription fees) Employment relations service. Finance (company and charity accounts, invoicing etc.) Continuing Professional Development support. Events and Courses (event management etc) Communications and Media. Web site development Accordingly BIOS is inviting

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BIOS: Professionals, patients, charities and voluntary organisations – have your say on standards for Orthoptists using the HCPC consultation process

16 March 2016
Source: BIOS

A change in legislation means that Orthoptists (allied health professionals specialising in squints and eye movement disorders) will be able to train to supply and administer a limited list of eye medicines without the need for a doctor’s prescription

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