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We’ve all seen media reports criticising service received in retail outlets in the papers or online, and it surprises me how passionate the responses to these can be
There seems to be a pride in the assumption that the UK suffers less from organised antipathy between the professions of optometry and ophthalmology found elsewhere, the US and Australia in particular.
This year, as in any year, there have been highs and lows. I have been privileged enough at times to assist people in literally saving their sight. This is still something that humbles me and always causes me to stop and realise just how important the role of an optometrist can be.
Autumn is traditionally a time when books are published in time for reading during the long winter evenings. Fortunately for optometrists there will be no need to visit the bookshops this year with the arrival on doormats of The College of Optometrists “Guidance for professional practice”