Mayor officially opens new eye health clinic and surgical center in Shrewsbury


Inauguration ceremony at Newmedica Shrewsbury

Councilor Julian Dean was joined to cut the ribbon by Doug and Dame Mary Perkins, founders of Specsavers, and the Newmedica Shrewsbury team.

The new clinic, at Anchorage Avenue, has been open to patients for a few weeks and has an electric car charging station that the mayor was delighted to see.

Councilor Dean said: “I was delighted to be invited to open the new clinic, which I am sure will be a huge asset to the local health system after a very difficult year – and to the people. local.

“I wish the whole team the best of luck in the future.”

The clinic has already received excellent feedback from the first patients, including Janet Hanmer, who was the first person to undergo cataract surgery at the site.

Ms Hanmer said: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank and congratulate Newmedica for their professional advice and treatment, supported by an exceptional well-trained team, who all work so wonderfully together, and you can feel it, in such a genuine good. ambiance It was such quick and easy service with no long waiting lists, and it was just amazing.

“My vision seems to have improved tremendously already, and I can’t wait to receive treatment on my other eye and regain a quality of life from reading and gardening and horse racing that I have always enjoyed, but the last few years I have. If anyone has any doubts I would just like to say, “Go on”, if I can get away with it, then anyone can. “

Newmedica Shrewsbury is led by an all-female team of partners, Operational Director Cinty Yarnell and Ophthalmology Consulting Partners Carmel Noonan and Kaveri Mandal. , retina medical clinics, and general eye surgery, including minor oculoplastics.

This will reduce patient wait times for essential eye surgery in Shrewsbury, Shropshire at large and beyond, reducing wait times for people referred by local opticians and the NHS to just weeks .

Cinty said, “We would like to thank the Mayor, Doug and Dame Mary, and so many local people for joining us in celebrating the opening of our new clinic. We have already treated a number of patients and had wonderful comments from them on the treatment and care they received from our team.

“We look forward to welcoming many more local patients to our clinic in the weeks, months and years to come.”


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