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PCA(O)2020(16) and supporting message from your Optometry Scotland Team

Here you can see the latest PCA(O)2020(16) issued Thursday 29th October 2020: PCA(O)2020(16) PCA(O)2020(16) Memorandum Message from your Optometry Scotland Team Update on current restrictions and the ongoing provision of services in Community Optometry practices: Against the backdrop of ongoing changes in local restrictions, Community Optometry and Dispensing practices and services in all areas will

Ministerial Announcement and Coronavirus Update 7th October 2020

Following today’s announcement on further Covid-19 countermeasures, we are glad to confirm that Community Eyecare services will continue uninterrupted as part of the wider NHS remobilisation of Primary Care services in Scotland. It will be important for all practices to continue to remind patients that Community Eyecare practices are operating with the use of NHS

Level 7 Apprenticeship in Optical Support

In 2018 we began work on a Level 5 Apprenticeship in Optical Practice Support. This was designed with input from all sectors of the profession and delivered last year. We now have approval to work on a Higher Level certificate and the first meeting is due to take place in September 2020. Feedback from the