College of Optometrists launches new animation and poster explaining the role of the optometrist

30 August 2019
Source: The College of Optometrists

Resources developed for member use during National Eye Health Week The College of Optometrists has launched two new member-only resources to help members in the promotion of National Eye Health Week 2019. The College has developed a short animation that explains the role of the optometrist, and a poster outlining which professionals a patient is likely to encounter during a

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The College of Optometrists issues new patient factsheet as hay fever season arrives early

25 March 2019
Source: College of Optometrists

With hay fever season arriving earlier, The College of Optometrists has issued a member-only patient factsheet detailing a step by step guide on eye drop instillation. The factsheet arrives as the College warns hay fever sufferers to treat their allergy before their symptoms arise, to minimise the effects. The new patient factsheet has been produced following the results of the

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College of Optometrists: Vacancy: Director of Policy and Strategy

18 February 2019
Source: The College of Optometrists

£80k (plus generous benefits package)   Contract:  Permanent Full- part-time: Full-time Closing date: 4 March 2019 The College of Optometrists has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and skilled professional to deliver impact and change across eye care. This role will lead the College’s strategic planning, shape the thinking of opinion-formers and support our 16,000 members through guidance to deliver

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Results of the College of Optometrists’ Council elections are announced

11 December 2018
Source: The College of Optometrists

The College of Optometrists has announced the names of its newest Council members. Shane Bhimani MCOptom and Nitika Sondhi MCOptom have been elected unopposed as College Council members for the London region, Kyla Black MCOptom will represent members in the East Midlands, Matt Roney MCOptom was elected unopposed to represent the North West region, Kathryn Trimmer MCOptom will represent Scotland,

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The College of Optometrists is recruiting for its Public Patients Reference Group (PPRG)

29 November 2018
Source: College of Optometrists

In 2012, the CoO set up our Public Patients Reference Group (PPRG) to increase the ways in which we obtained input from patients and the public to our policies, guidance, and patient resources. As the terms of many of the current members are now coming to an end, we would like to use this opportunity to invite applications from patients

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College of Optometrists announces Council election results

12 January 2018
Source: The College of Optometrists

The College of Optometrists has announced the results of its recent Council election. Prab Boparai MCOptom was elected to represent members in the West Midlands, with Dr Irene Ctori MCOptom joining as a College Council member for London. Deepali Modha MCOptom was elected unopposed to represent the Eastern region, with Lisa O’Donoghue MCOptom and Lorcan Butler MCOptom elected unopposed to

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