Quality Standards for Services for Patients with Learning Disabilities

16 December 2015
Source: VISION 2020 UK

The College of Optometrists and VISION 2020 UK Learning Disability Committee have produced a self-assessment tool to support the provision of services for people with learning disabilities within community optometry. There are a number of reasons for wanting to know how well a clinical service is working. A commissioning organisation or a regulatory body may want evidence of quality to inform

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Statement from Optical Confederation Chair Chris Hunt and College of Optometrists Clinical Lead Sue Blakeney to mark Road Safety Week

26 November 2015
Source: Optical Confederation

Chris Hunt, Optical Confederation Chair, said: “If any single group of clinicians knows about the importance of having properly assessed vision as a pre-requisite for driving on our roads, it has to be community opticians. Yet, as a sector, we are not getting this across to the public and seem systematically to be missing out on the major Road Safety

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Optometry Tomorrow 2016 to offer contact lens stream with British Contact Lens Association

18 November 2015
Source: The College of Optometrists

The College of Optometrists and the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) have teamed up to offer dedicated contact lens sessions at Optometry Tomorrow 2016

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