Association of British Dispensing Opticians

Supporting, protecting and advancing dispensing opticians in the UK and worldwide

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  • CET events
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  • Professional indemnity insurance
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Latest news from Dispensing Optics

CPD Part 1: What is CPD?

In CPD Part 1, Alex Webster examines areas of professional healthcare education

Members invited to vote on Benevolent Fund changes

SGM will consider resolutions to change the Trust Deed and Rules of the Fund

GOC names new lay member

Deborah Bowman MBE will join the council on 1 September

BCLA invites members to dry eye webinar

Webinar to be hosted by Sarah Farrant and Indy Sian

Latest events

ABDO CET – Penrith

Wednesday 10th July 2019

Winters Park Conference Centre, Penrith Rugby Club, Penrith, CA11 8RQ

ABDO CPD – Bradford

Wednesday 17th July 2019

The Eye Clinic, DHEZ Academic Building, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP

ABDO CET – Dartford

Thursday 18th July 2019

Dartford Football Club, Princes Park, Darenth Road, Dartford, DA1 1RT


Monday 22nd July 2019

Holiday Inn, Hull Marina, Castle Street, Hull, HU1 2BX