Details of past projects funded by the Central Optical Fund.
The Central Optical Fund supports projects promoting, protecting, developing and supporting optometry. The Fund is an investor in optometry. Like a ‘Dragon’s Den’ for the profession, it invites and considers applications for funding optometry related projects in England and Wales.
It is felt that the government ethos for orthoptist led screening of children is inadequate both from the fact that there are not enough orthoptists and also that it fails to screen for many aspects of children’s eye care including refractive error.Details
After the Central Funds support of the Optical Confederation in its work leading up to the UK General Election, the post election/new government situation emphasises the need to lobby the coalition government.Details