Welcome to the Optometry Scotland website
We keep our members up to date on our ongoing activity through our website, social media , Newsletter and regular email communication, as well as by attending events, meetings and keeping in regular contact with colleagues within the sector and the Scottish Government Community Eyecare team.
Our website informs Optometrists, Dispensing Opticians and Patients.
Press Release: GOC survey provides insight into changing nature of the optical workforce
General Optical Council press release, 3 August 2022 For immediate release GOC survey provides insight into changing nature of the optical workforce The General Optical Council (GOC) has published the findings of its Registrant Workforce and Perceptions Survey 2022. The survey provides unique insights into the changing nature of the optical workforce, which will contribute
Optometry Scotland submits response to the GOC call for evidence on the Opticians Act
Optometry Scotland has submitted a response to the call for evidence on the Opticians Act and consultation on association policies. Julie Mosgrove, Chair of OS said ‘We would like to thank all members and stakeholders who provided feedback and supported a review of evidence. This consultation offered OS an opportunity to illustrate that the Opticians
Press Release: Report recognises Scottish optometry’s potential to reduce pressure on general practice
July 2022 Report recognises Scottish optometry’s potential to reduce pressure on general practice Optometry Scotland has welcomed a recent report which recognises the important role optometrists can play in reducing pressure on GPs. Earlier this year the Scottish Parliament’s Health, Social Care and Sport Committee launched an in-depth consultation into how patients access primary care