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Covid-19: Considering our more vulnerable patients

Optometry has been one of the hardest hit industries in the Covid-19 era. Not being an essential service, yet at the same time being a health provider,...

Supporting members through the pandemic

New Zealand optometry organisations have been busier than ever during the Covid-19 pandemic alert levels supporting their members.

Shamir’s DIY online store

Shamir has launched an e-commerce initiative, Shamir Eye-Frame, giving practice owners the opportunity to create their own online stores, complete with...

Teleophthalmology tech goes global

As Covid-19 takes centre stage in global healthcare, specialist health departments around the world are already experiencing major patient backlogs. In...

Virtual hospital rounds?

Australian-listed medtech firm Oneview Healthcare has launched a virtual hospital rounds and visits solution to minimise risks for patients and clinicians...

Covid-19 app for health workers

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has released a new mobile app, Âwhina, designed to help health workers access the information they need about Covid-19.“For...

Eye researcher drives Covid-19 vaccine

Massachusetts Eye and Ear (MEE) and Massachusetts General Hospital are working on an experimental vaccine called AAVCovid, a novel gene-based vaccine candidate for SARS-CoV2,...

Open for business: next steps for employers

You could be forgiven for thinking that New Zealand’s transition from the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown meant complex Covid-19 related employment scenarios...

Communicating Covid-19: Preparing clinicians to tackle challenging questions

The University of Melbourne is offering healthcare workers a free online course to obtain the core scientific, medical, ethical and legal knowledge to...

Free contact tracing system for practices

Health Intelligence company Cattrax is offering a free, cloud-based electronic contact tracing register to all New Zealand optometry practices. The register...

Optometry: moving to level 2

Optometry practices, together with other retail stores, malls, cafés, restaurants, cinemas and public spaces, such as playgrounds and gyms, can reopen...

Keeping your family business alive (if not thriving) through a pandemic

As we all know, we are in the middle of ‘interesting times’. As a family business, we are best placed to get through this, although it is going to be challenging...

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