Career profile: Denise Voon

8 February 2023
Winter 2023

The College’s Clinical Adviser on her award-winning work at Amersham Hospital.


Denise Voon


Clinical Adviser


College of Optometrists

How did you get into optometry?

I worked as a Saturday girl in an optician’s and, around that time, my dad had significant eye problems. Being able to research them for him got me really interested in optometry.

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The General Optical Council (GOC) has presented a draft response to its call for evidence on the need for change to the Opticians Act (1989) and the consultation on associated GOC policies to its Council.

Members have been invited to have their say on the Guidance for Professional Practice - updated once every three years.

We are saddened to read reports that hundreds of patients have lost their sight completely, or had it irreparably damaged because of NHS backlogs in England.