Perceptive training for a rainy day

Practice Education

September’s flash flooding forced Exeter-based Acuitis to close its doors when rain poured through the practice ceiling.

The storm led to 12cm of rain – more than the average rainfall for the whole of September – falling in just a few hours, damaging other premises on the high street too.

Although the damage was extensive, the practice owners decided to turn the misfortune into a training opportunity for their staff, reaching out to training provider Perceptive for help.

Sophie Withers, director of Optometry at Acuitis, said:  ‘When we realised the practice would remain closed for a few weeks, we approached Perceptive to see what training opportunities they could offer our team.’

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