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Meet the Team

The Team

JamesJames

James Alexander

Optometrist & Director

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Time at practice

Since 2006

Favourite drink?

Cuba Libre

Least favourite food?

Pineapple

Owl or lark?

Owl

Dog or cat?

Fish! No time for anything else!

Ideal weekend?

Watch a Norwich match with the family.

Dream holiday?

The Maldives… once I’ve got rid of the kids!

Can’t resist?

Belgian buns

Personal motto

‘See the positive side of everything’.

Best thing about working at Simmons?

Making a real difference to peoples’ lives.

ManjulaManjula

Manjula Alexander

Optometrist & Director

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Time at practice

Since 2006

Favourite drink?

Red wine (at the moment)

Least favourite food?

Anything bland!

Owl or lark?

Owl

Dog or cat?

Cat

Ideal weekend?

Seeing family, keep fit and wine

Dream holiday?

3 months in India

Can’t resist?

Shopping

Personal motto

Work hard, play hard. Treat others how you want to be treated

MarkMark

Mark Price

Practice Manager & Dispenser

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Favourite drink?

A lager

Least favourite food?

Liver

Owl or lark?

Lark

Dog or cat?

Dog

Dream holiday?

France

Personal motto

‘You get what you pay for!’

Best thing about working at Simmons?

Meeting people & pulling Nathan’s leg!

TinaTina

Tina Smith

Head Receptionist

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Favourite drink?

Gin & Tonic

Least favourite food?

Nothing

Owl or lark?

Owl

Dog or cat?

Dog

Ideal weekend?

Relaxing watching a film

Dream holiday?

caribbean

Can’t resist?

Chocolate

Personal motto

‘What is meant for you will not go by you!’

Best thing about working at Simmons?

Meeting different people & being able to help them

NathanNathan

Nathan Ticehurst

Senior Lab technician

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Favourite drink?

Brandy

Least favourite food?

Tripe

Owl or lark?

Lark

Dog or cat?

Dog

Ideal weekend?

Spending time with the twins, allotment & DIY

Dream holiday?

Macchu Piccu

Can’t resist?

Game of poker

Personal motto

‘He who dares Rodney!’.

Best thing about working at Simmons?

Colleagues

SallySally

Sally Simon

Receptionist

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Favourite drink?

Merlot

Least favourite food?

Meat & fish

Owl or lark?

Owl

Dog or cat?

Dog

Ideal weekend?

Seeing the kids

Dream holiday?

Porto Pollensa, Majorca

Can’t resist?

Mashed potato

Personal motto

‘Sing like no one’s listening. Dance like no one’s watching!’.

Best thing about working at Simmons?

It’s like being part of one big family!

StellaStella

Stella

Receptionist

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Time at practice

Since 2016

Favourite drink?

Prosecco

Least favourite food?

Brussel sprouts

Owl or lark?

Lark

Dog or cat?

Dog

Ideal weekend?

Reading, good film & shopping

Dream holiday?

Mauritius

Can’t resist?

Roast potatoes

Personal motto

‘Mother knows best!’.

Best thing about working at Simmons?

Calm atmosphere, friendly staff & meeting

JackJack

Jack

Receptionist & trainee lab technician