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All Eyes on Community Opticians as Health Secretary Visits Kilmarnock

Frontline eyecare services were in focus today as Scotland’s Health Secretary Jeane Freeman visited one of OS newest members. Ms Freeman was in Kilmarnock to meet with the team at Urquhart Opticians, the award-winning group whose heritage dates back more than a century and today offers state-of-the-art eyecare services to patients across Ayrshire. The group is

Newsflash! Scottish Health Awards Finalists

The finalists for this years Optometrist award at the Scottish Health Awards have been revealed! Here you can see information on the three shortlisted finalists; Scottish Health Awards 2019 Finalists Newsflash Congratulations to everyone who was nominated and to the three shortlisted optometrists, we are delighted to be sponsoring this award.

Scottish Optical Conference 2019

There are still spaces available for this year’s SOC on Sunday 24th November in Glasgow’s Radison Blu hotel. SOC Glasgow 19 advert Here you can see the final program; socglasgow19 For more information or to book visit; http://www.soc.scot/ CW_Optometry Scotland Leaflet SOC  

Optometry Scotland Vice-Chair attends autumn SNP conference

Our Vice-Chair Julie Mosgrove attended the SNP autumn conference in Aberdeen on Monday 14th October. At the conference, Julie met the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, Jeane Freeman as well as MSP Emma Harper, MSP George Adam and MSP David Torrence. Julie attended the conference on behalf of OS to lobby MSP’s and key