BIOS and 13 organisations urge employers to recognise the value of allied health professional support workers
Allied health professional support workers must get equitable access to consistent and sustainable [...]
Families and individuals across the UK are being urged by health unions, including [...]
Who we are
The British and Irish Orthoptic Society is the professional body for Orthoptists. Orthoptists are registered Allied Health Professionals regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) in the UK and CORU will be the regulator in the Republic of Ireland.
BIOS was founded in 1937 and is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.
- BIOS is affiliated to the Allied Health Professionals Federation, a group made up of 12 bodies representing more than 158,000 workers in the UK.
- BIOS is also a member of the International Orthoptic Association and OCE.
- BIOS members in the UK are also automatically trade union members of the British Orthoptic Society Trade Union (BOSTU).