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Life as a pre-reg student

You’ve secured your placement, you’ve read up on the ethos of the company and you’re studying ahead of your first week in the job. But what can you expect to be doing? Luke Haynes quizzes Ali-Raza Hassam, a current pre-reg trainee at Specsavers Epsom, about his typical week

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Coaching good habits

Vision Express at Tesco optometrist Sheena Tanna-Shah, who coaches pre-regs as part of her varied role in Northampton, places importance on communication within the team, the patient and models for personal development

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Technological revolution

Emerging technologies are helping to evolve the role of eye care professionals. Mike Hale speaks to an experienced dispensing optician and two optometrists about their professional roles in the future