Meet the staff

The experience and expertise of our staff will ensure that all your visual needs are met. We are a friendly practice and hugely passionate about your eye care. We look forward to welcoming you and being entrusted with your vision care

Stuart Henderson

Practice Director and Principal Optometrist

Joined the practice in October 1986 and acquired the practice in April 1991.

Special interests: The Ageing Eye, Behavioural Optometry, Sports Vision, Dyslexia and reading problems,

Jenny Henderson


Joined the practice July 2017 after graduating with a First Class Honours degree from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Special interests: Myopia Control, Children's Vision,

Claire Leadbitter

Dispensing and Contact Lens Optician

Joined the practice in September 2004 as a Dispensing Optician. Clare qualified as a Contact Lens Optician in 2006

Special interests: Bespoke Dispensing and multifocal contact lenses,

Jan Morris

Dispensing and Contact Lens Optician

Joined the practice in June 2012 as a Dispensing and Contact Lens Optician. Jan has many years’ experience of dispensing and a great depth of knowledge of daily disposable contact lenses.

Special interests: Ortho Keratology, Paediatric contact lenses,

Sophie Bartlett

Dispensing Optician

Sophie joined us in July 2017 after graduating with a 2:1 from Anglia Ruskin University.

Special interests: Tinted lenses in dyslexia, Reading, Classical Ballet and Modern Jazz dance,

Sonia Dixon

Dispensing and Contact Lens Optician

Sonia joined the practice in August 2019 to enhance our dispensing team. Sonia has many years of experience as both a Dispensing and Contact Lens Optician.

Special interests: Special interest: Multifocal contact lenses and Myopia Control,

Ashley Bell

Practice Administrator

Ashley joined the practice in January 1996 as our main receptionist although she now only works part time

Special interests: Netball, Caravaning,

Jessica Hewitt

Patient Care Coordinator

Jess joined the practice in June 2009 as an Optical Assistant and is involved in all aspects of patient care

Special interests: Metafit,

"Everything we do is designed to ensure our patients receive the best possible experience, tailored to their needs and tastes."