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PressRelease New Fully Funded Qualification for Optical Assistants in Scotland now Available

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers (WCSM) and NHS Education for Scotland (NES) have launched a Level 7 Certificate in Optical Care for Optical Assistants in Scotland following the success of t...

PressRelease Celebrating an eye for Quality - Students graduate from first ever course for Optical Assistants

37 Optical assistants successfully completed the first ever course developed for this important group of optometry staff and the 14 September will see them graduate in front of family and friends. Fun...

PressRelease New MSc course in Primary Care Ophthalmology

A new MSc course in Primary Care Ophthalmology, accredited by the University of Edinburgh, will launch in September thanks to a unique collaboration between NHS Education for Scotland (NES, the body r...

PressRelease NES Optometry Conference

The 10th NES Optometry Annual Conference took place on 27 October at Hampden Park Football Stadium in Glasgow: it was our biggest to date, with 250 delegates from across Scotland.

PressRelease 'Openeyes'

New open source electronic patient record (EPR) to enable virtual consultations and information sharing between optometrists and ophthalmologists.