Please find a link below to communication from Janet Pooley, Chief Optometric Advisor Scottish Government, regarding undergraduate optometry degree reforms in Scotland.
We welcome the announcement for further engagement with the profession and would encourage all members to participate in these opportunities when they are made available.
We are currently gathering feedback and are fully aware of uncertainty within the profession, however, would reassure members that we are in active discussions with stakeholders. Should you have any questions, or wish to discuss your views, please get in touch with the office by clicking here
We believe this is an exciting opportunity to shape our next generation of optometrists in Scotland and will endeavor to continue to work with members and stakeholders to ensure our workforce remains fit for purpose for the future.