Covid-19 Practice Update: We are closing.

To all our valued patients, some we would call friends, it is with sadness to announce that we will be closing the practice for the time being. Current restrictions on services we are able to provide combined with supporting the effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19 are behind this decision. We will still be […]

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An Update on our Services Relating to Covid-19

We have been instructed from our governing bodies, based on public health concerns and the UK Government that we are not able to provide routine/non-essential eye examinations. This is to protect our staff and the public and align with strategies to minimise the risk and spread of Coronavirus. What to expect If you have an […]

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What We’re Doing In Practice For Social Distancing.

If you are social distancing we have measures in place to help We are still open and if you would like to attend the practice, but understandably, would like to be able to limit your exposure to other members of the public, we have put some changes in place immediately for you to know what […]

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Davina Discusses…Reaching Out To The Community

Earlier this month I was asked if I could speak with some of the elders at the Hadhari Project on Burton Road, Derby. It’s just a short hop from us and had been a while since we went out to share our wisdom, so we jumped at the invitation to work with our local community. […]

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Celebrate Veganuary – Celebrate Eye Health

You will already know that veganism is big news and since 2014, Veganuary has inspired nearly a million people to try going vegan for January. The month-long campaign aims to make veganism more visible, accessible and promotes more plant-based food. So, while we celebrate Veganuary this month, let’s ensure we celebrate eye health too. It […]

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Davina Discusses… How Do You Choose Where To Shop?

We are increasingly being given the message about being more responsible with our decisions. Decisions like recycling, buying ethical products, not wasting electricity, even down to the food we consume and what is the carbon footprint of producing it. In general, being more conscious of the impact of our actions seems to be high on […]

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Road Safety Week at Richard Petrie Optometrists

Road Safety Week

A UK campaign to highlight the importance of road safety launches next month and we’re backing the week-long event. As part of Road Safety Week, which runs from 18-24 of November, we’re joining forces with organisations across the country to raise awareness of how regular eye examinations can help prevent road accidents. Road Safety Week […]

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Davina’s Summer Round Up

With cooler and dare I say slightly darker evenings which seem to have crept up on us, it seems Summer 2019 is now heading towards Autumn. For many it will be back to work, school, new beginnings at university and possibly a fresh start if you were able to press the reset button over the […]

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summer eye health tips and tricks

Summer Eye Health

As the weather gets warmer and your thoughts turn to improving your health and enjoying the outdoors, it is also important to keep your eyes happy this summer. We all know that regular exercise can tone muscle, support weight loss and benefit your mental health, but did you know it can also help to maintain […]

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