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Optometrists across England expand services to offer wider care to patients

 

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Optometrists across England expand services to offer wider care to patients

The College of Optometrists has announced that optometrists across England can expand their services beyond urgent and essential care.

Optometrist practices will be able to provide patient care depending on their needs and symptoms, while still prioritising essential and urgent cases. Patients seeking optometric treatment are urged to phone their optometrist in the first instance, where the optometrist will provide telephone triage and consultation via telephone or virtually, dependant on symptoms. More…..