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Message from new Chair of OS, David Quigley

Dear Members and Colleagues, As the sole representative of the entire optometry sector’s views to Holyrood, your OS team will continue working with the Scottish Government and Practitioner Services on the latest round of fee negotiations and pledges to support members in the transition to e-GOS. The feedback from recent roadshows has been very positive

Routine Eye examination helped save toddlers life

An incredible nomination was received for this years Optometrist Award at the Scottish Health Awards 2019. Aaron Spears who is an Optometrist at Vision Express, Silverburn referred a two-year old toddler to A&E immediately after noticing a difference in the tots pupils which turned out to be a brain tumor. A prime example of community

Scottish Health Awards 2019

This year, we are sponsoring the Optometrist Award for the third year running! This is a fantastic opportunity for you to vote for an Optometrist or Dispensing Optician that you feel has a great story to tell, has provided an exceptional service or has made a difference to their patients life. Whether it be a

Urban Eye Test

We have teamed up with RNIB Scotland and Forth Valley Sensory Centre for the #UrbanEyeTest which will officially be launching on Monday 29th July at 1.30pm in the Forth Valley Sensory centre. Thanks to funding from The Scottish Government’s See Hear Strategy, Falkirk is set to take the lead in helping people take care of

Newsflash June 2019

Here you can see all of our latest activity; NEWSFLASH – June 20191 If you have any exciting events coming up and are an OS member, you can contact us with some information.