Pre-reg focus

Hospital or High Street optometry?

Pre-reg optometrist, Bhargavi Zinzuwadia, discusses the importance of communication as she prepares for the final hurdle of the pre-reg year

Bhargavi Zinzuwadia pre-reg

'Bhargavi, work hard, keep focused and enjoy the journey,’ is what my supervisor said to me during week one of the pre-registration period. Little did I know how fast the journey would go as I now enter the final stage of the programme.

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  • Nicholas Rumney19 August 2018

    Actually in an ideal world its should and could be both. There is little at the top end of the scope of practice that is different; MECS, Casualty, Medical Retina Glaucoma all can take please in either assuming appropriate governance in place. Some things done in the HES really ought to be devolved out; casualty triage, post-cats, enhanced glaucoma refinement of referral, stable glaucoma and OHT monitoring. The only big differences are in things like consent listing for surgery, into VEGf injection and laser (like YAG).

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