New course for independent prescribing

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This article outlines the current status of therapeutic prescribing for optometrists
in the UK, highlighting recent changes in the legislation, which have opened up the opportunity for optometrists to train to become independent prescribers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)40-43
Number of pages4
JournalOptometry Today
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2009


  • optometry
  • independent prescribing
  • vision sciences


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