Meet the Radstock Team

Tony Newland

Tony Newland

Dispensing Optician & Practice Manager, Radstock

Our Dispensing Optician and manager Tony has a wealth of experience in Optics, having first qualified in 1993.

He’s since trained further to become a Fellow of the Association of Dispensing Opticians and has qualified in aiding patients with Low Vision. He now trains and examines students for the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers - and still has time to indulge in a spot of archery!

He has many good tales to tell and is extremely good at sorting out all sorts of issues and questions about glasses and vision correction. Do pop in if you’d like him to give your glasses a bit of a service, or with any advice you need or queries you may have.

Joanna Pym

Joanna Pym

Optometrist, Radstock

Hi, my name is Jo and I started working here in January 2013.

I‘ve been a qualified optometrist for nearly 14 years,previously working for a large chain. Now I get to spend more time with my patients! Also the equipment here is more advanced than I’ve had before and I‘m really enjoying using the OCT scanner and all the extra things it can tell me about patient’s eyes.

I wear glasses myself, but only as I need them at the moment-although my advancing years are telling me I need them more! My Mum wore glasses from a very young age and both my children wear glasses,one also with a squint and lazy eye so I believe children‘s eye tests are incredibly important.

I love getting to know all the patients and providing them with all the eyecare help and support they need.

Naomi Maunder

Naomi Maunder

Optometrist

We are pleased to be able to welcome our lovely new Optometrist, Naomi, who will be working in both practices.

Naomi has experience of working in a busy eye hospital clinic as well as in private practice, and is enthusiastic about getting to know our clients and their eyes really well. She’s also very excited to have an OCT retinal scanner at hand and is keen to see everyone - adults, children and contact lens patients.

Janine Pickett

Janine Pickett

Optical Assistant, Radstock

Janine joined the practice in January 2016. She had previously been involved in the optical industry for over 20 years, training and managing staff in a variety of practices, from independent to multiple opticians.

Janine took time out to have her family but says "It is now great to come back to working in an independent practice, having wonderful working relationships with our patients and colleagues".