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Optometrist Gemma Hill on the benefits of working in independent practice

21 Feb 2018 by Laurence Derbyshire, Emily McCormick

Gemma Hill qualified in 2015 and is the sole optometrist practising at an independent in Glasgow called Forde Opticians.

In this vlog she discusses the benefits of working in the independent sector, which includes varied testing times and input into how the practice is run.

“I can take as long as I need with patients and they definitely seem to like that,” she shares, adding: “It’s definitely one of the benefits of working for an independent opticians; you get control over how you test day-to-day.”