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The way that training for optometrists and dispensing opticians is delivered is changing – A message from OS to the profession

9th June 2021 The way that training for optometrists and dispensing opticians is delivered is changing The outcome of the Education Strategic Review (ESR), conducted by the GOC into the accreditation, quality assurance and standards of education for optical professionals in the UK, will require changes to the way in which training for optometrists and

Optometry Scotland’s Response to PCA(O)2021(7)

4th March 2021 Dear Colleagues, We hope you are keeping well and rested when possible, during this busy time for optometry practices during the remobilisation phase of the pandemic.  We wanted to update you on discussions around the most recent SGHD circular PCA(O)2021(07) released on 4th March 2021. Overall, practices remain busy with pent-up demand

PCA(O)2021(7)

Here you can find the link to the PCA issued 4th June 2021, regarding: This letter advises on the following: Update on Ophthalmic List removal for non-provision of GOS; Reminder regarding participation in the lateral flow device testing programme; Update on financial support for practice premises and mobile practices. PCA(O)2021(07) PCA(O)2021(07) – memorandum You can

PCA(O)2021(6)

Here you can find the link to the PCA issued 30th April 2021, regarding: This letter advises on the following: An update on opening hours for practice premises; An update to financial support for community optometry practice premises and mobile practices. PCA(O)2021(06) – Memorandum PCA(O)2021(06)