From the High St: Are you convincing?

Paul Morris considers the chances of making eye care an election issue

In October 2023, I wrote a column in this magazine about the importance of winning over hearts and minds with some reasonably eloquent musings about Leana Wen, an award-winning author and columnist, Professor of Public Health and emergency physician.

I implored you all to look at what you could do to make a difference and raise the awareness of what we do as a profession with everyone that you meet and, notably for this column, locally elected representatives or those hoping to be elected in the future.

All this was done against a backdrop of my impending attendance at both the Conservative and Labour Party conferences with some likeminded colleagues to try to spread the word about the potential of our sector.

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