Information Resources

The following are the main websites providing up to date information.

Re-commencing routine GOS sight testing

There are statements from OFNC and from NHS England:

Learn More OFNC on return to routine ST

Learn More NHS England on return to routine ST

General Optical Council

This includes advice on the supply of spectacles and contact lenses during the current emergency.

Learn More GOC on Covid-19

College of Optometrists

The College follows up the GOC guidance with further advice on telephone consultations.

Learn More College of Optometrists on Covid-19

Primary Eyecare Services

Advice from Primary Eyecare on extended services and Covid-19

Learn More Primary Eyecare Services on Covid-19

Association of Optometrists

The AOP will provide regular updates for the profession

Learn More AOP on Covid-19

UK Government

Guidance for healthcare professionals, the public and employers businesses on the UK’s approach to COVID-19.

Learn More UK Government on Covid-19

NHS England

Advice for Primary care.

Learn More Covid-19 and Primary Care


Advice for practitioners

Learn More LOCSU on Covid-19

Greater Manchester

Advice from Andy Burnham and the Business Growth Hub

Learn More Greater Manchester Advice