Nominations open for AOP elected and designated Council positions

The Association of Optometrists invites nominations from eligible members for its 2024 Council elections.

£5 million award for world-leading research facilities within new eye health centre

The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust has awarded £5 million to UCL in partnership with Moorfields Eye Charity and Moorfields Eye Hospital to support Oriel – a centre for advancing eye health, opening in 2027.

Open Sight Hampshire announce new Chief Executive

Open Sight Hampshire is delighted to announce Chris Dixon as its new Chief Executive.

Sight loss charities appoint engagement manager to oversee launch of new sight loss councils

Sight Scotland, and Sight Scotland Veterans, in partnership with Visibility Scotland, have appointed Callum Lancashire as their new Engagement Manager to oversee the launch of Sight Loss Councils in Scotland.

Ilford ophthalmology hospital opens doors

CHEC’s new site set to reduce NHS waiting times and increase patient choice.

ARU opens Sensory Sciences Centre in Cambridge

New £1.9m investment in equipment, teaching and research space for students.

Birmingham welcomes new ophthalmology hospital

CHEC’s new Kings Norton site set to reduce NHS waiting times and increase patient choice.

Macular Society chief executive, Cathy Yelf, announces retirement

After nearly a decade of dedicated service as chief executive of leading sight loss charity the Macular Society, Cathy Yelf has announced her decision to retire in 2024.

Milton Keynes ophthalmology hospital opens doors

CHEC’s new site set to reduce NHS waiting times and increase patient choice.

AOP update on new GOC e-service for statutory notices

The GOC intends to introduce email communication for statutory notices with consent.

Most UK doctors experiencing moral distress, survey shows

Nearly four out of five (78%) family doctors across the United Kingdom are experiencing moral distress while caring for their patients.

Leicester Community Eye Hospital recognised as ‘Good’

Care and Quality Commission awards CHEC coveted quality rating.

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