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Dr Moosajee interview video

Moorfields must match demands of an ageing population

18 August 2017 by Andrew McClean, Laurence Derbyshire

Eye hospital’s AGM outlined the challenges the organisation faces

Deadline approaching to claim for ophthalmic payment delays

17 August 2017 by Emily McCormick

A PCSE team was tasked with reconciling GOS claims by the end of the year

Application to NICE submitted for first-ever treatment for inherited eye disease

14 August 2017 by Emily McCormick

Spark Therapeutics put in application as it published positive phase 3 clinical trial results

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Regular sight checks “vital” for older drivers

31 July 2017 by Andrew McClean

AOP councillor Gordon Ilett says sight checks are vital to ensure driving standards are maintained

The biggest picture

27 July 2017 by Henrietta Alderman

Whatever happens on the global scene, and however the UK’s role in a post-Brexit world changes, the AOP’s support and protection of members will be consistent

Under pressure

30 June 2017 by Selina Powell

Physical strains, time pressure and long working hours are adding to optometrist stress levels, AOP member research shows

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GOC mulls over consensual disposal of professional conduct cases

18 August 2017 by Selina Powell

A new draft policy would allow certain fitness to practise cases to be processed without a contested hearing

Sanction for optometrist who claimed all RAF pilots need laser eye surgery

17 August 2017 by Selina Powell

The Bristol optometrist told an undercover reporter his sight would be “much, much better” than 20/20 vision after refractive surgery

Optometrist who performed sight test on sleeping patient sanctioned

16 August 2017 by Selina Powell

General Optical Council removes optometrist from the register who failed to provide an adequate standard of care to elderly patients

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Moorfields CEO interview video

Moorfields agenda

17 August 2017 by Andrew McClean, Laurence Derbyshire

CEO David Probert shares an overview of the eye hospital’s AGM and its five-year strategy

College of Optometrists announces latest OCSE results

15 August 2017 by Andrew McClean

The education body reported a pass rate of 70%

Can capacity meet demand for eye health services?

01 August 2017 by John White

All-Party Parliamentary Group to investigate NHS eye care services capacity problems