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Optometry student placements evolve

More than 460 optometry undergraduates are returning to university after getting an insight into life as a qualified optometrist this summer with Specsavers.  This is the eighth year of the summer placement scheme of up to six weeks, which has helped | more

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New EOS diploma for clinical assistants

Clinical assistants will be embarking on a new Enhanced Optical Services (EOS) diploma from 1 September. The BTEC Level 2 qualification will develop the skills of assistants who perform delegated procedures in ophthalmological or optometric | more

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Thinking of becoming a dispensing optician? Read Nicola’s story

Dispensing optician Nicola Stokoe stumbled into the world of optics but found she really liked the fashion and paediatric sides of dispensing best and tries all the frames on first to be able to advise customers how they will look on them, and reassuring parents who don’t wear glasses who need to find glasses for their child for the first time. | more