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NES Optometry 2020 Mandatory Training: Scoping Exercise

As part of the 2018 General Ophthalmic Services (Scotland) Amendment Regulations (GOS, 2018), there is an annual requirement for all optometrists working under GOS in Scotland to undertake a small element of mandatory training, provided by NES. Specifically, this scoping exercise (survey) aims to: Use the profession’s current views and experience to guide the design

Lobbying in the community

Optometry Scotland member and previous past-chair of Optometry Scotland welcomed MSP Phillipa Whitford to Bonellie Opticians in Stewarton and discussed the first port of call for all eye related issues being the optometrist. David discussed with Phillipa the importance of regular eye examinations, the need to raise awareness for eye health in Scotland and the

GOS Works!

We have released our ‘GOS Works’ report! ‘GOS Works’ is a review of General Ophthalmic Services from 2006-2017. Here you can view the GOS Works Executive Summary, GOS Works – Executive Summary The full report is also available to view, GOS WORKS Full document(1) for any media enquiries please contact us