ABDO to be featured in ITN Business ‘Global Action for Eye Health’ programme

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) is pleased to announce that on World Sight Day (10 October), we will be featuring in an ITN Business news-style programme, ‘Global Action for Eye Health’, aiming to raise awareness and drive action towards improved eye health worldwide.

ABDO to run pre-Board elections webinars

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) is inviting its members to attend one of two webinars in preparation for its forthcoming Board elections.

SPOKE launches Indicative Guidance for contact lens opticians and independent prescribers

The Sector Partnership for Optical Knowledge and Education (SPOKE) has published two new Indicative Guidance documents.

ABDO College and bookshop at 100% Optical

At 100% Optical, ABDO College will be offering attendees the chance to learn more about ABDO College courses, from the popular optical assistant course through to ophthalmic dispensing and contact lenses optician qualifications.

ABDO launches annual plan for 2024

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) has launched its new annual plan, which will guide its work over the coming year on behalf of members.

ABDO College releases new annual report

ABDO College has published its Annual Report for 2022, providing a pictorial overview of activities as well as detailing ABDO College's financial status.

DOs study myopia management at ABDO’s NRC

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) has held the first Myopia Management Conference in Birmingham this week.

Move for ABDO College Principal

ABDO College Principal Dr Robert Cubbidge is to move on from his current role and focus on optometry and his academic interests.

ABDO College achieves carbon neutrality for the second year running

ABDO College has successfully achieved carbon neutrality for 2022, alongside a significant reduction in emissions in a number of areas.

Full programme released for the SEE Summit

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) has announced the full programme for the SEE Summit, which takes place on 9 October 7pm–9pm online.

ABDO responds to the GOC contact lens consultation

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) welcomes the General Optical Council (GOC) consultation on the definition of contact lens aftercare and verification of contact lens specifications.

Dr Peter Davey joins the SEE Summit

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) has announced another speaker for the SEE Summit, Dr Peter Davey, Chief Sustainability Officer’s Clinical Fellow 2022–2023, working with NHS England on a variety of projects including net zero eyecare.

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