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Optometrist supports Read for RNIB Day

Optometrist Michaela Kelcher this month organised a reading event for the children at Little Unicorns Nursery, Shropshire to mark the Read for RNIB Day campaign

Picture credit: Etienne Ansotte/Rex

Majority backing for DVLA medical licence proposals

Responses have been published by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) following its consultation on extending medical licences – with the vast majority in favour of new proposals


B+L owner contacts SEC over Allergan claims

Bausch+Lomb owner Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has complained to authorities regarding statements made by its latest acquisition target Allergan


Richard Edwards links up with OCCS

Optometrist Richard Edwards has been hired by the Optical Consumer Complaints Service (OCCS) as a consultant


Optician Index June 2014: Half-time analysis

At the halfway point of the year, the Index finds financial indicators to be neutral compared to 2013

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Optical experts to gather at Health Forum

BCLA boss Cheryl Donnelly has been named among the participants in a cross-party Westminster Health Forum entitled ‘Improving eyecare in England: commissioning, standards and service delivery’ on September 4

FMO create action group for build on Optrafair success

FMO creates action group to build on Optrafair success

A newly formed action group established by the Federation of Manufacturing Opticians (FMO) is seeking to build on the success of Optrafair London and create fresh dynamism for the industry-leading event in Birmingham in 2015 (April 18-20) at the NEC

Optometrist cleared of misconduct

Optometrist cleared of misconduct

An optometrist alleged to have failed in the provision of care for a patient with a retinal detachment has been cleared of misconduct by a GOC fitness to practise committee

Optometrist travels to India to educate local practitioners and treat public

Specsavers optometrist travels to India to train local practitioners

Optometrist and director of Specsavers Dagenham Gurjit Sehmi recently travelled to New Dehli, India to provide training to local optometrists at a charity-run eye hospital

RNIB smart glasses nominated for Google award

Smart glasses developed by RNIB nominated for Google award

RNIB smart glasses nominated for Google awardSmart glasses developed by the RNIB and Oxford University which help blind and partially sighted people to ‘see’ shapes and obstacles have been shortlisted in the 2014 Google Impact Challenge in the people’s choice category