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Specsavers celebrates staff achievements

12 December 2017 by Emily McCormick

The multiple hosted a graduation ceremony for its Level 4 optical dispensers and hearing care assistants

50 years in optics

11 December 2017 by Emily McCormick

Co-founder of Specsavers, Doug Perkins, provides insight into the changing face of the profession 50 years after he qualified as an optometrist

Inside…Optical Express

08 December 2017 by Emily McCormick

Clinical services director at Optical Express, Stephen Hannan, on what the multiple looks for in an employee 

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Returning to his roots

27 November 2017 by Emily McCormick

Optometrist and new practice owner, Nadeem Rob, on finding career satisfaction from opening his own independent business

How do I...perfect patient phone calls

06 November 2017 by Emily McCormick

Channel manager at telephone answering specialist Moneypenny, Stephanie Vaughan-Jones, shares her expertise on how to craft the perfect phone call with patients

Do you know where that comes from?

03 November 2017 by Emily McCormick

OT  speaks to optometrist and independent practice owner, Simon Berry, about the steps he is taking to ensure that the frames he stocks are ethically produced

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Complex contact lenses

13 December 2017 by Ian Beasley

OT  speaks to optometrist Drew Thompson about fitting complex contact lenses for both private and NHS patients and having a varied professional life

Kin Volk

12 December 2017 by Selina Powell

From a seven-decade career to a twin vocation, OT  explores the key to job satisfaction in families where a passion for eye health forms a common thread

Mark Davies remembered

07 December 2017 by Andrew McClean

Five years after his passing, a former colleague pays tribute to “one of life’s gems”