Mackie Opticians was the recipient of the Scottish Health Awards Optometrist Category recently held at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange. This patient nominated award was judged to represent excellence and empathy for Scottish NHS patients and was presented by Jeane Freeman Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport. Their patient stated “Perhaps the most valuable thing that Dr Mackie has provided me with is the unwavering support that allows me to speak out for myself today. I now have confidence and self-assured nature to speak up when I’m struggling with my vision”.