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CONWAY PHILLIPS – STAFF YOU CAN TRUST

When visiting an optician, we all know that it's better to know exactly who you're dealing with.

At Conway Phillips, we believe that for you to trust us completely with the care of your eyesight, you'll need to get to know us as people.

Mr Gordon Elliott  Bsc Hons - Optometrist

Gordon graduated from Cardiff University in 2000 with a first class honours degree and did his pre-registration year at Conway Phillips. After a year away from the practice during which he worked in Belize for the Belize Council for the Visually Impaired he returned in 2003. He is an active member of the local optometric committee and is a member of the local eye health network. Gordon was appointed to the GOC fitness to practise panel in July 2015 where he sits as a professional member of the panel.  Gordon also works with 2 consultant ophthalmologists at the Spire north Cheshire hospital.  Previous experience includes 12 years of part time work at Wwarrington Hospital predominantly in the contact lens clinic and paediatric clinic.  Gordon has three young children and is a committed Christian. Away from work Gordon is an active member of his local church where he is a Sunday School teacher. Gordon enjoys playing badminton, running and hill walking when family commitments allow.

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Miss Anita Lawson BSc Hons - Optometrist

Anita initially studied Chemistry at Manchester University gaining a first class honours degree prior to working in the water treatment industry. Her love of travel resulted in a world trip to South America, China, Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe where she practised her language skills while living and working abroad. Anita gained her 2.1 optometry degree at Manchester University volunteering on the RNIB/Action for Blind People Spanish Exchange Scheme for partially sighted/blind students. She completed her pre-registration year at Colchester Hospital in Essex, which included eye tests on children and adults with special needs, low vision and specialised contact lens clinics. At Conway Phillips, she carries out Diabetic Screening Eye Tests, soft and rigid gas permeable contact lens fittings and after care and eye examinations on all age groups. She currently enjoys working in the paediatric, low vision and contact lens clinics at Warrington Hospital and keeps up to date by attending various Optometry talks and conferences. Anita enjoys sailing, gardening, walking, theatre and travel.

Miss Elena Dold BSc Hons M.C.Optom - Optometrist

Elena Dold graduated from Aston University in Birmingham in 2011. She joined Conway Phillips as a newly qualified optometrist. Cups of tea frequently go stone cold in her consulting room as she concentrates on her patient and forgets about herself. When asked what she does for a living, Elena would say "I make people happy." Outside of work, Elena enjoys stargazing, reading and cooking.

Mrs Sally Jones BSc M.C.Optom - Optometrist

Sally Jones graduated from Manchester University in 1979 and completed her professional training at Conway Phillips. Sally has been with the practice ever since and has been a director for over 25 years. Now happily semi-retired and living in West Cumbria, she spends her spare time walking and cycling (or at least she will once the decorating has finished).

Mr Peter Smallwood FBDO - Dispensing optician

Peter Smallwood qualified as a dispensing optician in 1989 and joined Conway Phillips in 2000 before becoming a director in the company in 2004. Outside of work Peter is an active member of his local tennis club and his other interest is his two dogs Tilly the Cairn Terrier and Pheeby the 9 stone Malamute.

Miss Rebecca Hephard FBDO - Dispensing optician

Becky started work for Conway Phillips as a trainee dispensing optician in August 1998. She went on to graduate from the Association of British Dispensing Opticians College in 2002 with a Diploma in Dispensing Optics. Outside of work Becky is a keen Scuba Diver as well as being an accomplished musician.

Mr Gordon Elliott  Bsc Hons - Optometrist Miss Anita Lawson BSc Hons  - Optometrist Miss Elena Dold BSc Hons M.C.Optom - Optometrist Miss Rebecca Hephard FBDO - Dispensing optician Mr Peter Smallwood FBDO - Dispensing optician Mrs Sally Jones  BSc M.C.Optom - Optometrist