Five Optician Awards to celebrate

It was a Specsavers star-studded winners list at the weekend’s Optician Awards in Birmingham, with Specsavers store teams and individuals scooping five out of the available 18 awards – including double awards for two stores.

Congratulations to the winners…

  • Specsavers Morningside – Technology practice of the year
  • Michael O’Kane, Specsavers Morningside – Optometrist of the year
  • Specsavers Loughborough – Contact lens practice of the year
  • Paige Furlong, Specsavers Chelmsley Wood – Leader of the future
  • Specsavers Chelmsley Wood – Optical assistant team of the year (pictured above)

Praise also has been given to the following who were shortlisted for awards – often up against their friends and colleagues:

Store teams:
South Shields,
Sutton-in-Ashfield
Holborn
Loughborough
Nottingham
Cwmbran
Wembley
Forfar
Teignmouth
Torquay

Individuals
Dilraj Gumber, Melton Mowbray
David Tye, Nottingham
Karan Vyas, Corby
Suzanne Czerwinski, Nottingham
Russell Ham, Newport

More coverage and pictures from the evening to follow.

Below left: Chelmsey Wood’s Paige Furlong collects her Leader of the future award.

Below right: Optometrist of the year Michael O’Kane, from Specsavers Morningside.

Bottom left: Specsavers Morningside celebrate their award for technology practice of the year.

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