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Meet the Team

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Nigel Gainey MCOptom

Director of Nigel Gainey Opticians he qualified as an optometrist in 2001. Having worked with Co-op Eyecare he practiced as a locum optician for five years with many large optical companies and several independent optometric practices before directing the two practices.
  

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Katey Hooper
FBDO

Joined the team in 2013. Previously, she has had three years' experience in an independent opticians in Dorset.
Katey has completed the 3 year Dispensing Diploma and qualified as a Dispensing Optician in August 2017.

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Mark 
Davies

Qualified in 1989 as a Dispensing Optician. He has over 30 years optical experience working for the practice in St Budeaux before it was purchased by Nigel Gainey in 2008.

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Eve Churchill
MCOptom

Qualified as an Optometrist in 2000 and has worked locally at Bateman's Opticians and Vision Express. She joined the team in January 2016.

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Jane Whittington Diabetic Screener

Is an optical administrator, pre-screening specialist and has now completed the diabetic screening qualification. She has over 10 years' experience in optics, working for other well known independent opticians. Jane joined the team in 2008.

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Nicola Terry Receptionist

Joined the team as a full-time Receptionist after leaving school in September 2015. She successfully completed an NVQ 2 in Customer Services in September 2016.

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