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The following pieces of eye health research are being carried out which LOCs and their members might be interested in participating.

Please note that we do not endorse any of the research included on this page.

Participants Needed for Research in Amblyopia

The Department of Optometry City, University of London, would like to invite you to take part in a research study.

Before you decide whether you would like to take part it is important that you understand why the research is being done and what it would involve for you. Please take time to read the following information carefully:

Participant Information Sheet

Recruitment Form

Take the questionnaire

Deadline is end July 2023.

Snapshot Wellbeing Survey of the Primary Care Workforce

NHS England commissioned the Institute for Employment Studies to conduct a study of the wellbeing of the primary care workforce over a period of three years. This short survey is the sixth and final in a series of surveys, and will ask staff to reflect on their personal wellbeing as well as the functioning of their team and their experiences of working in their role.

We are asking people to please complete this survey and share with teams – it’s important that NHS England receive a wide and varied dataset to continue to develop wellbeing interventions and support for the workforce. They are particularly keen to improve the understanding of the experience of people with protected characteristics and from underrepresented groups.

Click here to take the survey.

Deadline is June 2023.

Patient-Practitioner Communication in AMD

A team at City, University of London are carrying out a study titled ‘Patient-practitioner communication in AMD’. The study is looking at the lifestyle advice given to patients with Age related Macular Degeneration (AMD). We are looking for optometrists who would be willing to help distribute surveys to potentially eligible patients. We are looking for patients over the age of 40 with a diagnosis of AMD in at least one eye and no other retinal conditions.

For more information click here or contact Sonali Dave by email on

Study deadline: 1 August 2023