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Small is beautiful

Emma White concludes her series of reports on optometry courses at UK universities with a look at the opportunities on offer at Ulster

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Excellence and innovation

Emma White visits Aston University's school of optometry to hear why it believes it is one of the best environments for teaching and research

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Chinese whispers

Kalpana Theophilus continues her series to help practitioners cope with language barriers

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Masters in optometry

The University of Manchester's School of Optometry is part of its faculty of life sciences and offers a three-year BSc Hons course and four-year MOptom course. Emma White reports

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Regulation shake-up

There has been a mixed reaction from the optical bodies and the GOC to the publication of the Government's White Paper on the radical shake-up of regulation of health professionals.

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Inspired by Prague

Alison Ewbank hears what UK practitioners have to say about the Vision Care Institute in Prague

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Understanding Arabic

Kalpana Theophilus continues her series to help practitioners cope with language barriers

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Parlez-vous français?

Kalpana Theophilus begins a series aimed at helping practitioners cope with language barriers

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A hunger for learning

There has been confusion over allocation of points and the issue of DO funding remains unresolved. But as the first CET cycle draws to a close, the profession is sanguine about a system aimed at enhancing the reputation of all practitioners. Shannon McKenzie reports

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In pursuit of excellence

Bradford University's optometry course is distinguished by its clinical edge, department head Professor David Elliott tells Emma White

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Timely CET article earns industry praise

Earlier this year, Optician hosted its annual awards night, recognising outstanding optical practitioners around the country. This week, we begin a series of profiles on the award winners. Bill Harvey interviews Michael Johnson, winner of the Contribution to CET Award.