We represent your voice on a wide range of issues in optics. Our in-depth papers on sight test fees, child eye care and CPD grants highlight our position on some of the issues that affect optometrists and help to improve patient care.
Please visit our policy information for members section for additional context for members on the issues discussed in our public-facing position statements.
Why we believe that improved IT connectivity needs to be a priority for the Government and NHS England to cut avoidable patient referrals between primary and secondary eye care
Why we believe that optometry practices with effective IT connectivity are best placed to provide primary eye care including imaging and repeat measures in the community, and that community diagnostic hubs should focus on other clinical areas of need
Our position on the clinical evidence and advice relating to visible blue light - Updated August 2023