Media Centre

Welcome to ABDO’s Media Centre where you can find out more about the Association of British Dispensing Opticians’ activities and events, and access news and analysis, expert opinion, press releases, annual reports and other media resources.

Our press team is happy to help you with your enquiries and provides you with information on eye care, eye wear and issues affecting the optical industry.

What is a dispensing optician?

Find out more about the profession and what a dispensing optician does here.

View our press releases

OLA now online
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New revision weekend webinar
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Statement on examinations
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Statement on reopening from ABDO
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Statement on driving from ABDO President Jo Holmes
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New ABDO working group for Covid-19 Exit
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TDO and CLO supervision changes
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Applications closing soon
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ABDO in the news

CLive Marchant on LBC
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When do opticians reopen?
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New ABDO Vice President announced
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ABDO launches management course
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Antonia Chitty, Head of Communications

Email: achitty@abdo.org.uk

Mobile: 07538 525476

 

Carol Smith, Communications Officer

Email: csmith@abdolondon.org.uk

Mobile: 07494 919533

Latest News

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Optical trainer creates free video for independents