Welcome to the East of England Ophthalmic Practitioner Training Programme!

In the East of England deanery, we are kick-starting the Ophthalmic Practitioner Training (OPT) programme. 

We are here to train postgraduate orthoptists, optometrists and ophthalmic nurses in secondary care to develop their skills in cataract, glaucoma, medical retina or emergency eye care!


Who are we? 

Head of School:  Narman Puvanachandra

Training Programme Directors:

Cataract- Tom Butler

Glaucoma- Nuwan Niyadurupola

Emergency- Silvana Madi

Medical Retina- Muhammad Raja


Advanced Clinical Practice Leadership Fellows (2020-2021): 

Carl Svasti-Salee 

Tejal Patel 

Robert Brady 

Chrishan Gunasekera




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