Career profile: Gemma Hill

30 April 2020
Spring 2020

Optometrist and new practice owner Gemma Hill MCOptom on why she chose to work in independent practice, and the challenge of setting up her own business.

Gemma Hill

Optometrist and owner of Gemma Hill Eyecare

Linwood, Renfrewshire

Why were you attracted to independent practice? 
The optometrist who inspired me to go into the profession opened her own practice and offered me a job. I loved seeing how the business was run: she made her own decisions and provided a high level of customer care for patients.

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