Press Release: Webinar planned to discuss new normal for Scottish optoms

  Press release                                                                                                 August 2021   Webinar planned to discuss new normal for Scottish optoms Optometrists from across Scotland are set to discuss what the ‘new normal’ looks like at a webinar this month. Optometry Scotland, the non-profit making organisation that represents the industry in Scotland, is holding the free event on Tuesday 24th August

Webinar – Community Optometry: Returning to the ‘new normal’

OS will be hosting a FREE WEBINAR on Tuesday 24th August 2021 6pm – 7.30pm – Community Optometry: returning to the ‘new normal’ As we return to the ‘new normal’ way of working we understand that there are many questions to be answered: “should we be doing…?”, “what if…?”, “who do I speak to when…?”

PCA(O)2021(9)

Here you can find the link to the PCA issued 8th August 2021. This letter advises on the following: an update on physical distancing requirements in health and social care settings; revised IPC guidance for community health and care settings – environmental cleaning and waste disposal;  the allowance values, criteria and claims process for CET

Joint statement on lockdown restriction easing and self-isolation exemption in Scotland

The College and Optometry Scotland have published a joint statement developed in conjunction with Scottish Government to explain how lockdown restriction easing will affect optical practices and have issued guidance on the appropriate application of the self-isolation exemption in Scotland following recent government announcements. Self-isolation exemption Following the publication of a letter from the Scottish