Sunday, July 21, 2019

News & Features

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...

Specsavers continues multinational growth in 35th year

Specsavers’ latest 2018-19 annual review has revealed another impressive year, with global revenue up 6%, including Australian revenue of AUD$987 million and New Zealand...

Giving back to the community: 2018-19 corporate social responsibility highlights

Specsavers is passionate about giving back to and working with its local communities, wherever in the world it operates, and in the last 12...

Ethical trading: 2018-19 corporate social responsibility highlights

Trading ethically is integral to the way Specsavers operates globally, and the business continually works to ensure the people who make its products have...

Experiencing a different side of Fiji: Bridget Field

In June 2019, Bridget Field, a graduate optometrist at Specsavers Mount Maunganui in New Zealand, spent nine days participating in an outreach in Fiji facilitated...

Life after Cert IV: professional development for optical dispensers

So you’ve completed Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing. What next? While completion of the qualification is a considerable accomplishment, it by no means signals...

Registration open for UK-based OCANZ training

A three-day training course will be held in Manchester, UK from 15 to 17 August 2019 for overseas-qualified optometrists seeking to prepare for the...

Optometry – more than improving vision: Patrycja Zelazny

Each year, Specsavers sponsors a selection of graduate and senior optometrists to participate in an outreach where they can see and experience first-hand the work of...

SCC8 Sunday speakers unveiled

Diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and ocular oncology are among the topics that will be covered in the Specsavers Clinical Conference’s (SCC8) Sunday program, with a...