While Specsavers Stafford has suspended all routine testing for the foreseeable future to focus on essential and urgent care only, the skeleton team is still working hard to ensure those customers, particularly key workers, can get help if they need it.
‘Specsavers' teams are classed as key workers to provide urgent and essential eye care to those who need it,’ said store director, Satinder Mahal. ‘This includes supporting other key workers who couldn’t function without our help and people who would come to harm without our health expertise, especially where the usual hospital services and NHS facilities are being prioritised for the fight against COVID-19.’
One such customer took the time to say thank you after they were able to provide a fast turn around on a pair of much needed glasses.
‘I just wanted my thanks passed on to the team in Stafford for facilitating a very fast turnaround on some glasses.
‘Given the uncertainty of the current situation, there was extreme professionalism and especially Vicky who helped in particular.