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Covid-19 clinical FAQs

23 March 2020

Latest guidance for Specsavers clinicians (UK and ROI) as to what they can and can’t do in various scenarios, in keeping with GOC and government advice. Some advice will vary by country and there is specific guidance in place as the situation becomes clearer for each nation. | | more

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‘It took three years to clear my name’

27 January 2020

Grace Hepburn, optometrist partner at Specsavers Dunfermline and Dalgety Bay, describes her journey of a fitness to practise allegation, how she coped and the professional and emotional support she received from her colleagues and the business. | more

CET/CPD

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CET: Infection control and waste disposal in clinical practice

18 March 2020

Even before COVID-19, infection control and waste disposal in clinical practice were essential. Whilst the guidance we adhere to is changing in response to the pandemic, this article is essential learning - clarifying the simple steps required to help prevent healthcare-associated infections. | 1 non-interactive point for optometrists, dispensing opticians and contact lens opticians. | more

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CET: The need to see beyond the eyes

14 January 2020

Qualified sight loss rehabilitation assistant Daniel Williams - who is himself visually impaired - provides a unique perspective on the problems visually impaired people experience when visiting eye care practitioners and what reasonable adjustments should be made to better serve such patients. | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for optometrists and dispensing opticians | more

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CET: Screening for visual field defects

12 January 2020

Anna Kwartz looks at the concept of screening and discusses issues relating to screening for visual field defects | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for optometrists and dispensing opticians | Competencies: ocular examination, standards of practice. | more

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Fond farewell to Roger at PAC

21 October 2019

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