Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

This page provides information and links to the optical representative body in NI as well as the Ophthalmic Services within the Health and Social Care board.  We have provided links to specific NI regulations and locally enhanced services where available.  Please note that the Northern Irish Assembly was suspended in 2017 and still is at present. If you can’t find what you are looking for or would like to speak directly with our team please contact Max Halford

ABDO Northern Ireland

Regional Lead: Steven Harding FBDO

Local Lead: 

Claire Gaston

Deirdre McAree

Natalie Price

Email your local lead using the format


Useful Links

Optometry Northern Ireland

Health and Social Care Northern Ireland

UK Regulation

GOC Standards of practice
Click here
GOC supplementary guidance
Click here
Vouchers at a glance
Click here