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Obituary for Jim Beith

Obituary for our dear friend and colleague Jim Beith 25th May 1960 – 24th February 2021 Our dear friend Jim Beith attended John Neilson School Paisley from age 5 to 18 as Head Boy in his final year before attending Glasgow College of Technology 1978-1982 where he studied Ophthalmic Optics and forged many of the

OS Press Release – Expert report could pave the way for world class community eyecare in Scotland – March 2021

Press release                                                                                                 March 2021  Expert report could pave the way for world class community eyecare in Scotland Recommendations for futureproofing and enhancing community eyecare in Scotland have been presented to the Scottish Government by Optometry Scotland. The non-profit making organisation says the country has an opportunity to build a world-class service using the findings of

OS Response to PCA(O)2021(5)

10th March 2021 Optometry Scotland Update regarding PCA(O)2021(5) issued Tuesday 9th March 2021 The latest PCA highlights the activity levels for January and reintroduces the minimum threshold changes for ‘bricks and mortar’ practice premises as originally set out in PCA(O)2020(19).  The minimum threshold was kept at 20% in January following an anticipation that activity would