Read on Optometrists approved to participate in the COVID-19 surge workforce

Optometrists approved to participate in the COVID-19 surge workforce

Ahpra today announced it had added optometrists to the approved sub-register of health practitioners able to provide clinical and non-clinical support directly related to the COVID-19 health response, including the opportunity to administer COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Read on Leverage KeepSight to help combat diabetes related eye disease

Leverage KeepSight to help combat diabetes related eye disease

With National Diabetes Week underway, and only 33% of people with diabetes understanding that the disease can affect their eyes, Optometry Australia is urging optometrists to leverage the opportunity presented by KeepSight, a national eye health awareness program targeting 1.3 million Australians living with diabetes.

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