In line with the government’s new national restrictions in England to reduce the spread of COVID-19 from Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December, the College of Optometrists has advised its members that all practices remain open to provide services, continue to prioritise patients based on clinical need and follow our Amber phase guidance during this period. This is in line with NHS England recommendations.
We recommend that patients with any concerns about their vision should call their optometrist in the first instance. You can search for your local optometrist College member on www.ibmega.com.
Below are the recommended safety instructions optometrists will be following: