Raising Concerns Policy

Optometry Northern Ireland would like to draw NIOS members' attention to the following letter regarding the General Optical Council's document - Raising Concerns Policy. Raising Concerns Policy Last month we issued new policy for registrants on raising concerns about risks to patient…

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HSC Email Addresses

Dear Colleagues HSC is continuing to progress contractor and employed optometrist/locum access to HSC email addresses, in common with other FPS service areas. In this regard HSC is asking if you would be interested in having access to an HSC…

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Vision and Ageing Study

Are you interested in eye health?  Researchers from Queen’s are currently looking for participants willing to take part in a study investigating visual function and ageing, entitled The 'Northern Ireland Sensory Ageing Study' (NiSA).  The purpose of our study is to understand how our…

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Tandeming Together

The Northern Ireland Optometric Society (NIOS) and Optometry Northern Ireland (ONI) recently sponsored Tandeming Together, a Northern Ireland cycling club for blind and partially-sighted people. The NIOS and ONI membership generously supported Tandeming Together by purchasing 2 new top of…

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Usability Study For Novel Perimetry Device

As part of a National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) funded study, in association with Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and the University of Ulster, optometrists are being invited to take part in a usability study…

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