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The Alex Gage Blog

Please note that we are operating a locked door policy

In the interest of keeping us all as safe as we can, we are operating a locked door policy and only carrying out essential work. Please phone us for more information and we will triage your enquiry. Woodseats 0114 274 8582 Crosspool 0114 266 7066   We will phone the patients already booked to check […]

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Covid19 Policy

We are taking measures to help protect staff and public during this unprecedented time. We aim to have a 15-minute gap between appointments to reduce contact between patients and visitors. We will sanitise surfaces between appointments, with antibacterial wipes. We ask that patients do not attend early to reduce time in our waiting area. We […]

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Fencer Phoebe gets GB call up for the European Championships

For those of you who have been following the progress of our fencing sponsee Phoebe Newton-Hughes, we hope that you’ll be as excited as were are to read the latest news from Phoebe’s Mum, Ann: “Soooo…having qualified for the European Championships and being selected as reserve the call came late Thursday night and Feebs is […]

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Fencer Phoebe’s been selected to represent GB

Further to our recent blog update re our fencing sponsee, Phoebe Newton-Hughes, we’re absolutely over the moon to share this update that her mum posted on facebook today: So after two months back in training and some mixed results Phoebe has made her way up to 6th in the British U20 rankings and has been […]

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Exciting update about our fencing sponsee, Phoebe Newton-Hughes

Despite being diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also known as ME) at the start of the 2018/19 season, our superstar fencing sponsee, Phoebe has rallied remarkably and we’re delighted to report that she’s almost back at normal health levels and has moved to London to train full time with coach Chris Galesloot. The move has […]

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Welcome to the team Sylvia, Jo and Margaret

We’re delighted to welcome three new(ish!) faces to the teams at Crosspool and Woodseats. Sylvia Moffatt, Jo Bambrough and Margaret Green have joined us recently as Eyewear Specialists to work across both practices. Sylvia and Jo join the team at Crosspool from Vision Express and outreach work respectively, with former Scrivens employee Margaret sharing her […]

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We’re raising awareness of the dangers of smoking on eye health

We’re backing a nationwide campaign to raises awareness of the link between smoking and sight threatening conditions. The team is helping the Association of Optometrists to promote its Stub it out campaign by displaying posters and leaflets in our practices in Woodseats and Crosspool. Stub it out is the Association’s first national eye health campaign […]

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Making it easier to book an appointment

We all live in a time pressured world where demands on your time are many and varied, particularly during the school holidays. When we redesigned our website, we thought about all of the ways that we could help our patients – from making information easily accessible to an online booking facility- to save precious time. […]

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Win a pair of sunglasses

Head over to our facebook pages at Crosspool and Woodseats for details of a fab competition to win a pair of sunglasses worth up to £100. Here’s a fun photo of Alex modelling your potential prize and here are the boring ts and cs!

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