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 Aged care commission recommends arrangements with optometrists and more accessible vision aids

Aged care commission recommends arrangements with optometrists and more accessible vision aids

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has recommended that aged care providers have arrangements with optometrists by July 2024 to provide services as required to people receiving care.

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