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OS attends the Eyecare Conference and Exhibition 2020

Optometry Scotland representatives Emma, Frank, Brenda and Graeme attended this years Eyecare Conference and Exhibition in Glasgow where we hosted a stand and had very interesting discussions with members and non members alike. We attended some excellent workshops and met colleagues from third sector organisations and discussed collaborative working. Pictured below, Dan Williams and Zodiac

Modern apprenticeship Optical Assistant qualification (SCQF Level 5)

Optometry Scotland have been involved in the development and implementation of a new Modern Apprenticeship Optical Assistant qualification at SCQF level 5. This qualification is competency based and is aimed at new and existing unqualified staff. Funding is available for three age groups; 16-19, 20-24 and 25+ and all candidates will be funding checked by

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