The team from Specsavers in Ashbourne provided an emergency replacement pair of specs for Dr David Laugharne, a consultant surgeon from Royal Derby Hospital.


Specsavers on Victoria Square has suspended all routine testing for the foreseeable future to focus on essential and urgent care only, particularly for key workers.DrLaugharne needed the prescribed reading glasses to help carry out his vital work.


While Dr Laugharne is working long hours, his wife was able to arrange the replacement glasses on his behalf, over the phone with Tara Ward, Specsavers store manager.


A word from the store director

We’re really proud to be doing our bit to keep key workers safe and at work where they need to be,’ saidSpecsavers in Ashbourne store director,Andrew Wells.We’re also available on the phone for eye care advice for anyone who is having trouble.’


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