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Basic Information

Name: Adam Matthew Jones
Age: 31
Nationality: British

Higher Education

Date: June 2007
University: City University, London
Couse: Postgraduate Certificate in Paediatric Optometry

Date: September 2000 – July 2003
University: The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST)
Course: BSc (Hons) Optometry

Couses Attended

Basic Eye Surgery Training (BEST): November 2011
This is intended as an introduction to eye surgery for medics who wish to try ocular surgery. The course uses both electronic simulators and porcine specimens for practising cataract surgery and fine sutures. I won the course prize for November 2011, despite being the only non-medic on BEST.

As an Optometrist and as a part of the General Optical Council registration requirements, I carry out Continuing Education and Training via journals, couses and peer review.

Undergraduate Educational History

Prior to University, I attended The Old Grammar School in Lewes, East Sussex, where I achieved ‘A’-Levels in Chemistry (grade A), Biology (grade A) and Pure Mathematics with Statistics (grade B). I also achieved 11 GCSE’s at grades A-C.

Employment History

Dates: May 2010 – Present
Job Title: Optometrist
Employer: Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Role: Performing refractive examinations for the MERLOT study, carrying out Paediatric Refraction clinics and undertaking extended roles on the Macular, Lucentis Review and Medical Retinal Clinics.

Dates: January 2010 – Present
Job Title: Locum Optometrist
Employer: Self Employed
Roles: Carrying out optometric work for Independent high-street and domiciliary optometry providers.

Dates: June 2006 – June 2012
Job Title: Devon Local Optical Committee Member
Employer: North and East Devon / Devon LOC
Roles: Represent local optometrists in negotiations with Devon Primary Care Trust, primarily with regards to extended role services for optometrists.

Dates: November 2004 – August 2010
Job Title: Optometrist
Employer: The Pilgrim Optical Practice Ltd, Tiverton
Role: Resident Optometrist at an independent, high street optical practice.

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