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 Celebrating OCANZ’s first Aboriginal optometrist board member

Celebrating OCANZ’s first Aboriginal optometrist board member

As NAIDOC week celebrations continue, we profile Shannon Davies who is the first Aboriginal optometrist to be appointed to the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand board, and who is thought to be the first Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander woman registered as an optometrist in Australia.

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