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Volunteers sought for Special Schools Project

ABDO is seeking children volunteers for a Special Schools Project it is undertaking with NHS England, to deliver vital eye health care and high quality...

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GOC responds to OPG petition

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today issued a statement in response to a petition started by the Ophthalmic Practitioners Group, calling for “a vote...

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FMO pays tribute to “gentleman of optics”

The Federation of Manufacturing Opticians (FMO) has reported the recent passing of Alick Taylor, describing him as “a much-loved and respected member of the FMO...

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Views sought on optical technician training

ABDO and ABDO College are seeking industry involvement in developing the optical technicians programme. A statement issued today said: “The optical sector is broadening all...

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ABDO launches 2021 Annual Plan

Plan sets out ABDO activities to support, develop and represent members

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