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Thank you from SeeBelfast

Thank you to everybody who gave their support to SeeBelfast at the recent Gala Ball. It was a great night and the goodwill towards the charity was very encouraging. We were overwhelmed by your generosity, raising £1538.00 on the night!…

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NEW PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES

NEW PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES IN LOW VISION AND PAEDIATRIC EYE CARE AVAILABLE FROM 2017 AT ULSTER UNIVERSITY Ulster University has now been accredited to provide two of the College of Optometrists’ higher qualifications: the Professional Certificate in Low Vision and the…

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CLD Résumé

NIOS CONTACT LENS DAY - WEDNESDAY 18TH MAY 2016 - HILTON HOTEL TEMPLEPATRICK This years Contact Lens Day was held in a new venue, The Hilton Hotel in Templepatrick.  It was very well attended by Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians from…

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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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