The Optical Confederation has announced that Chris Hunt will step down as Chairman when he completes his two year term of office on 23 October

10 October 2016

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New briefing from the OC, LOCSU and the Local Government Association highlights the role community optical practices can play in improving eye health and general health and wellbeing

29 September 2016

New: The Optical Confederation, Local Optical Committee Support Unit and Local Government Association have today, 29th September, published a joint briefing for councillors, senior council officers and commissioners of services, which describes the essential role community optics can play in helping to improve eye health specifically, as well as general health and wellbeing.

 

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Optical Confederation meets with new primary care minister, David Mowat MP to discuss the crucial role of the optical sector

27 September 2016

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Reducing pressure on hospitals: Lessons from the frontline of community health

23 September 2016

The Optical Confederation (OC), in conjunction with the NHS Confederation, Local Government Association (LGA) and the Health Foundation, is hosting fringe events at the upcoming Labour and Conservative party conferences.

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Optical Confederation backs National Eye Health Week 2016

19 September 2016

The Optical Confederation is throwing its support behind National Eye Health Week (NEHW) 2016, highlighting the importance of taking care of your eyes and the need for regular sight tests for all.

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Payment service rescue plan must deliver, insist optical leaders Payment service rescue plan must deliver, insist optical leaders

17 September 2016

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Optical leaders slam "shambolic" service

2 August 2016

Leaders of the Optical Confederation and LOCSU have demanded urgent action to bring the Primary Care Support Service delivered by Capita up to an acceptable standard.

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Dwight McKenzie to leave Optical Confederation

15 July 2016

Dwight Mckenzie has left his role as the IT Policy Officer for the Optical Confederation this week, taking up a new job in local government.

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Sight campaigners demand urgent overhaul of services for people with learning disabilities

12 July 2016

Eye health experts have called for a national scheme of longer, tailored sight tests for people with learning disabilities who are more likely to suffer problems or need glasses.

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Response to articles in Optician, 'Standing up for what is right' and 'Capita's failure to pay contractors has reached the point of scandal'

12 July 2016

Optical Confederation and LOCSU response to articles published in Optician regarding late payments from capita

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