The International Ophthalmic Nurses Association (IONA) is an international network of associated organisations that shares education and best practice across the ophthalmic nursing community.

IONA does not have individual membership.  Only ophthalmic nursing organisations can join.  Colleagues gain IONA membership through these associated organisations.

AONT is the IONA member for the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.


International network:

IONA has member organisations in:

  • UK & Ireland
  • Australia & New Zealand
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • North America

AONT is the current host organisation and host country for IONA