An Optometrist at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has been awarded the top prize in the Optician or Optometrist of the Year category at the 2019 Macular Society Awards for Excellence.
Denise Voon received her award on Saturday 21st September 2019 from Macular Society chairman John Dunston at the charity’s national annual conference, which took place at the Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge Hotel in London.
The prize is in recognition of Denise’s exceptionally good practice in the care of people with macular disease.
The Optician/Optometrist of the Year prize is one of four honours handed out by the charity. The category is open to practitioners working in any environment, such as a high street business, hospital or local society who provide outstanding services to people with macular disease.
Now in its 11th year, the Macular Society Awards for Excellence is run by the charity to celebrate the inspirational work done to provide services and care for people with macular disease in the UK.
Cathy Yelf, chief executive of the Macular Society, said: ‘The commitment and dedication Denise has shown in caring for people with macular disease is clear from the tremendous feedback we’ve received about her work.
She thoroughly deserves this award and I’d like to congratulate her on this excellent achievement.‘
*Source of article : Press release from Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.