Eye doctors meet with Alberta Minister of Health

Eye doctors meet to discuss collaborative eye care in Alberta and Canada with Alberta Minister of Health.

 

Representatives from the Eye Physicians and Surgeons Association of Alberta (EPSAA) and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) met with Minister Horne and his officials on June 9, 2014 to discuss the importance of inter-professional collaboration for eye health care for Albertans and all Canadians. Recently, medical organizations including COS, EPSAA, the Alberta Medical Association, the College of Physicians of Alberta and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada expressed concern regarding the level of consultation with the medical profession before an expansion of the scope of practice for Alberta optometrists was announced by the Minister on April 29, 2014.

 

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http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1370947/eye-doctors-meet-to-discuss-collaborative-eye-care-with-alberta-minister-of-health-fred-horne

 

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