The Federation of (Ophthalmic and Dispensing) Opticians represents eye care providers and registered opticians in business in the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Our aim is to achieve eye health for all, delivered through world-class services, provided by regulated community-based professionals operating in a competitive environment. In the UK we are founder members of the Optical Confederation and supporters of Vision 2020 UK and the UK Vision Strategy.
Our members account for over three quarters of market activity and two thirds of eye examinations in the UK and 55 per cent in the Republic of Ireland.
FODO Director Adrian Street wants to hear your views about balancing clinical and business priorities to get the best outcome for patients and the practice.
Eye care charity SeeAbility have scooped a Silver Gilt medal at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show for their garden that aims to visually represent how sight loss might affect someone.
The Optical Confederation has issued guidance for contactors with details about the pilot areas and how to process GOS claims for recipients of Universal Credit.
FODO’s Lead Director for SME Members, Adrian Street, with an update about the Optical Confederation’s Joint AGMs Event and his executive summary of the FODO Annual Report.
Four new directors were elected to the FODO Board at this week’s AGM, Jayne Rawlinson was re-elected as Chair for a record fifth year, and Lead Director for Individual Practitioner Members, Glenn Tomison, was appointed Vice Chair.