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Moving Out of Lockdown: What to Expect

As the British government announces its path out of lockdown it is important to understand what to expect when visiting your optician.

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  • May 8th 2024

    What are the Common Signs of Common Eye Conditions?

    Common eye conditions span a wide range of disorders affecting the eyes and visual system, each presenting unique signs and symptoms. Recognising these signs is crucial for early detection, prompt treatment, and preservation of vision.…
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  • May 7th 2024

    What Does the Economic Forecast for 2024 Mean for Opticians and Clients?

    The economic forecast for 2024 poses significant implications for opticians and their customers, as it shapes the environment in which they operate, make decisions, and deliver or access eye care services.
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  • April 15th 2024

    Understanding the Impact of Stress on Eye Health and Ways to Avoid It

    In an increasingly busy world, stress has become an all but inevitable part of our daily lives. Whether it's work-related pressure, anxiety around finances or relationships, stress can manifest in various ways, affecting not only…
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  • March 19th 2024

    Nockolds Continues Successful OCCS Partnership Following Competitive Pitch

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  • March 5th 2024

    Top 5 Strategies for Effectively Managing Complaints

    Much as it might not be desirable, in healthcare, handling complaints is an inevitable part of business. Whilst inevitable, research and experience has taught us that if they are managed effectively, complaints can be resolved…
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  • March 5th 2024

    Glaucoma: Answering the Most Popular Questions

    Glaucoma, often referred to as the "silent thief of sight," is a progressive eye condition that can lead to irreversible vision loss if left untreated. As one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide, it's…
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  • February 7th 2024

    Bringing the Benefits of Mediation to Everyday Life

    Mediation is a process designed to facilitate communication and resolve conflicts amicably, allowing parties involved to find mutually acceptable solutions. While mediation is often associated with formal dispute resolution, the principles and behaviours learned during…
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  • February 7th 2024

    World Cancer Day - The Importance of Regular Eye Check Ups

    World Cancer Day is an international day marked on 4 February to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. World Cancer Day is led by the Union for International Cancer…
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  • December 5th 2023

    Looking Towards the New Year: Top Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

    As we approach a new year, it's the perfect time to reflect on our health and wellness goals. One often overlooked aspect of our well-being is our eye health. To ensure you start the new…
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  • December 5th 2023

    ABDO OCCS Review 22-23

    As a period of time that will likely be best remembered as a transitory phase that took the public from “social distancing” to the “cost-of-living crisis”, 2022-23 may well mark the beginning of what is…
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  • November 3rd 2023

    The Power of Mindfulness in Mediation: A Path to Mutual Benefit

    Mediation is a process that offers individuals and parties an opportunity to resolve conflicts or disputes through open communication and negotiation. While the goal is often to reach a mutually beneficial outcome, the path to…
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  • November 3rd 2023

    Winter Eye Care: Protecting Your Vision in Cold Months

    As the colder months of the year approach, it's essential to take extra care of your eyes to ensure they stay healthy and comfortable. Cold weather, common colds and drier air can all pose unique…
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