Wednesday, August 21, 2019

News & Features

Last chance to secure your place at SCC8

There are only a few weeks left to register for the eighth Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC8), which has been accredited for up to 35...

Specsavers Australia & New Zealand eye health strategy goes global

Optometry Director Peter Larsen has been appointed to a newly created role based in the UK, with responsibility for introducing Specsavers Australia & New...

Doug Perkins Medal finalists named ahead of SCC8 award presentation

The Australian and New Zealand Specsavers stores demonstrating consistently high standards of clinical excellence and patient care have been announced in the lead-up to the Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC8), where one store from each country will be awarded the prestigious Doug Perkins Medal.

Graduate optometrists share learnings from Year Two Projects

Eighteen early-career optometrists that graduated from Deakin University two years ago have concluded their Specsavers Graduate Program journey with a presentation on the findings...

FBDO insights: Reflections on the first year

As the pilot intake of students near the end of their first year of the local Fellowship Dispensing Diploma (FBDO) course facilitated by the...

Managing more than 250 graduate optometrists: Adam Buxton

Earlier this year, the Specsavers Graduate Program shattered two records: hosting its largest Graduate Induction event and having the highest number of graduates participating...

Research shows ‘She’ll be right’ attitude putting sight at risk

New research has found that complacent attitudes towards seeking medical assistance for eye problems means one in five adults in Australia and New Zealand...

SDC3 registrations closing soon

With less than two weeks left before the first event begins in Perth, now is your last chance to secure your place at the...

Bonus CPD / CD on offer with SCC8 ‘Fringe Talks’

Following their success last year, the Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC8) will once again include a series of bonus ‘Fringe Talks’ that will take place...

KeepSight gains additional $1.5 million in funding

Specsavers Australia & New Zealand has welcomed the Australian Government’s additional funding commitment to the KeepSight national diabetes screening program. On 14 July 2019, Australian...