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The Future of Optical Regulation in Ireland

The next two weeks will see important elections to the Optical Registration Board in Ireland. Optician interviews Peter McGrath about his vision for the future.   Tell us a bit about yourself and how you became interested in optical regulation? I studied at the University of Manchester and qualified as

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FODO ANNOUNCES NEW STRUCTURE AND FIRST-EVER MANAGING DIRECTOR

In response to growing membership across its eye and hearing care businesses FODO has announced a new company structure and the appointment of Harjit Sandhu as its first-ever Managing Director. Harjit, who was previously Director of Policy and Strategy at the National Community Hearing Association (NCHA), will now run the

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FODO Ireland’s Pre-Budget Submission for 2019

FODO Ireland has entered a submission to the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD ahead of the government’s 2019 budget. Our submission makes several key recommendations to improve the eye health of the people of Ireland, whilst also giving value for money for the State.

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Healthy Eyes Awareness Week 2018

Eye exams ‘as essential as a regular trip to the dentist’ – Public encouraged to have eye exam every two years Having an eye test at least every two years is as essential as regular trips to the Dentist, say optical experts. Adults and their children should ‘pledge to have

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