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Please use the contents of this website to help you inform your ideas in navigating the COVID-19 challenge.
The purpose of this website is to create a repository of useful info from the many updates that we are bombarded with daily. It is purely to help in any decisions you are making for yourself, your teams and your business.

Please excuse any spelling errors, typos, etc as the purpose of this has been more about getting information out quickly rather than word perfect or aesthetically appealing.

No endorsements are made by the contributors and any information or resources used are all at your discretion. The site developers accept no liability for the accuracy of the information. Site users will have to form their own views - further information on this here

Any data held will be destroyed once we are over this challenging period and the website will be taken down.
Please use responsibly and may you find some value in the contents.

Thank you to everyone who contributes any content for the greater good of the industry over the coming weeks.


Best Wishes to all of you and your families,



Luke Wren

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Latest INDUSTRY Updates & News

Latest Updates

Routine sight testing in

the UK

MAY 13th

Statement from the OFNC, Optometry Northern Ireland, Optometry Scotland and Optometry Wales


COVID-19 recovery strategy

May 12th

The strategy sets out a cautious roadmap to easing existing measures in a safe and measured way, subject to successfully controlling the virus and being able to monitor and react to its spread. 

Covid-19 sector update – primary eye care

May 12th

- PPE Update 

- Locum Optometrists

- New guidence on the Coronavirus    Job Retention Scheme

- Further financial guidance

Rishi Sunak 

The current chancellor of the ex-chequer

“We will get through this together. The British people may be worried but they are not daunted. We will rise to the challenge. People will return to work, supply chains will return to normal, life will return to normal. “


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