Ophthalmic sector lays out priorities ahead of 2022 federal election

Key ophthalmic organisations have revealed their federal election wish lists, drawing attention to issues such as workforce maldistribution and access for rural and remote communities, which optometrists say could be partially alleviated with an expedited decision around oral medication prescribing and involvement in intravitreal injection (IVI) services.
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One in 10 new optometrists from NZ, study finds  

The lead author of a study examining the demographics and distribution of new entrants to the Australian optometry workforce is surprised that one in 10 come from New Zealand, with almost a third of them launching their career in South Australia.
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