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Primary care and open (regardless of tiers or lockdown)

Posted on January 11th, 2021

As a primary care healthcare provider, we remain open 6 days a week and by appointment only.  We are really proud of the systems we have put into place at both practices to keep our patients and each other safe during this uncertain time. With clinical air purifiers, all team members in masks at all
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Lockdown 2.0

Posted on November 4th, 2020

We have confirmation from the General Optical Council (GOC,) our regulatory body, the NHS and Public Health England that Optometrists are able to stay open during periods of time that the UK are in Lockdown to continue to provide primary healthcare. Our opening times remain the same and we are here 6 days a week
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A strange year…

Posted on October 17th, 2020

After working remotely during the initial stages of the pandemic, its good to have been back and adapting to the new processes for the last few months. Seeing our regular patients and helping with eye health and eye wear is what we love and, although we never disappeared, we did miss the face to face
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Knutsford to begin eye examinations again

Posted on July 10th, 2020

Thank you all for your patience with us whilst we adapt the business to our new normal!  Knutsford will resume eyecare services from 5th August. We have a waiting list for patients who want to see us, so please call 01565 632066 to speak to the team to add you name to the list and
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Time to test eyes….

Posted on June 18th, 2020

We have an exciting update to share with you today. We have started to see patients in the Wilmslow practice for appointments to choose eyewear (prescription, sunglass or even both,) plus we will begin eye examinations and contact lens checks from the beginning of July. Initially we are offering appointments at the Wilmslow store, whilst
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A new normal

Posted on June 4th, 2020

I’am actaully a bit fed up of seeing ‘a new normal,’ but there isn’t must else we could call it really so I have gone with it for this blog. All at C&I hope you are safe and well and adjusting to whatever work and family life has thrown at you over the last two
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Still here for you…

Posted on April 9th, 2020

Hello all, what a weird few weeks for everyone. We just wanted you to know that we are still here for you and that we are available during our normal working hours which are: Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm Saturdays 9am-4:30pm In line with NHS and government guidance we are not able to offer any routine eye or
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Update for Clare & Illingworth

Posted on March 24th, 2020

To you, our amazing patients and customers…..Thank you for being so understanding during such a stressful time. Here’s a quick update: “During the developing Covid-19 pandemic we have been advised to cancel all routine appointments. This includes all Diabetic Screenings. However, we are always here for you and we are working behind closed doors to
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