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Ulster University

Dear NIOS members, As part of a study investigating how optometrists working within primary care optometry examine and manage patients presenting with suspect vitreoretinal disorders, we would like to invite NIOS members to complete a short survey. This survey...

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Golf at Rosapenna

Two nights B&B with two evening meals and two rounds of golf for €280. Rates for non golfers €230. Single room supplement €35 per night. This is a very popular deal and the hotel needs an indication of numbers. Text Ronnie Glass ASAP if you are interested Ronnie...

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Eglinton Opticians wins two top industry awards

Local independent practice stacking up the trophies Independent family Opticians, Eglinton Eyecare, took home the Independent Practice of the Year Award as well as the Practice Personality of the Year Award presented to their Practice Manager, Claire Buchanan, at this...

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Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

Fully online programme (GOC approved) Two 30 credit modules (January-June and June-September) Next intake January 2019 Places limited (15) For further information: Dr Julie McClelland jf.mcclelland@ulster.ac.uk       or visit https://www.ulster.ac.uk/optometry/home...

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Data Protection Law May 2018

Data Protection Rules Under the new data protection legislation that takes effect on 25 May 2018, the NIOS is required to seek your consent to continue to hold the information listed below: Your name and contact details to include postal and email addresses; and Home...

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Myopia Onset Questionnaire

  Hi, my name is Chloe Cahill and I am a final year optometry student at Ulster University. I'm doing a research project investigating what optometrists’ views are regarding childhood myopia. I have put together a short questionnaire to help me gain an...

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AOP AWARDS 2018 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

NIOS President Richard Gilmour and Council Members would like to congratulate Sinead McGurk and Patrick Richardson on their recent awards.  Richard said, “A fantastic achievement and well deserved, and it’s great to see the skills of local optometrists represented and...

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SeeBelfast

Message from SeeBelfast: “It is with sadness that we announce the closure of SeeBelfast this week. We are so grateful to our loyal supporters who have encouraged us along the way for the past 2 years of operations. Unfortunately due to a variety of factors the charity...

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Don’t swerve a sight test

Join the campaign Whether you’re a student, locum or practice owner, you can take part in our campaign from Wednesday 15 November in the run up to Road Safety Week. Here’s how to get involved: Write to your MP to call for a change in the law using our template letter...

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