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New board member welcomed

Lorraine Bleasdale has joined the ABDO board of directors as its newest member, while Daryl Newsome has been re-elected to serve a further term. Lorraine...

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GOC launches FTP triage pilot

The General Optical Council (GOC) has launched a four-month pilot of an enhanced Fitness to Practise (FTP) triage process. The process, said the regulator, was...

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AOA praises online refraction test recall

The American Optometric Association (AOA) has praised a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Class 2 Device recall of the Visibly Online Refraction Vision Test....

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Experts to help shape new education standards

Following a series of workshops with stakeholders to discuss the feedback and issues raised during its Education Strategic Review (ESR) consultation process, the General Optical...

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ABDO to hold two SGMs at annual Consultation Day

Two special general meetings will be held during ABDO's 2019 Consultation Day with members on 9 October at the NRC

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