The I See The Difference website has been relaunched to include a whole range of further information and resources for prospective students.

New sections, include guidance of student finances and clearing. It also now includes updates on the latest resources, such as the recent WOW Show Healthcare Special and the new guide, “Everything You Need To Know About Being An Orthoptist”, put together by BIOS’s Work Shadow Lead, Carly Hegarty.

You can find out about all the latest additions here:

I See The Difference: Promoting Careers in Orthoptics

Officially launched in September 2018, the I See the Difference campaign is part of the Strategic Interventions in Health Disciplines (SIHED) programme. This is a three year initiative to deliver sustainability of the Allied Health Professions, with a particular focus on the four most vulnerable, Orthoptics, PodiatryTherapeutic Radiography and Prosthetics and Orthotics. The overarching messages of the campaign highlights the connections Allied Health Professionals make with patients and the job satisfaction these connections bring.

You can find out more about the campaign, including how you can get involved here.

If you are interested in finding out more:

  • Find out more on the I See the Difference campaign page

  • Find out how to become an Orthoptist here.

  • Watch the videos here.