Category Archives: Olympics

Sights on the Commonwealth Games
Having volunteered at the Olympic Games in London, our optometrist, Gillian Bruce has now been selected as part of the team of eye experts for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer. She was part of a large gathering of med...
Sochi 2014: Jenny Jones Wins Historic First British Olympic Medal!
I was delighted to hear of the bronze medal won by Jenny Jones yesterday. The first medal ever won by Team GB on snow. The Winter Olympics will never have the hysteria of the London Olympics, but I've certainly seen a renewed fl...
London 2012 – A Royal appointment
The highlights of yesterday could fill pages but being a few feet from the Queen and Prince Phillip at lunchtime was definitely one. I also had a once in a lifetime chance to sit and chat with a former gold medalist sprinter about...
London 2012 – No news is good news
Two days off but back with avengance tomorrow. 270 boxing medicals to be done by 9am!...
London 2012 – ‘Lazy’ Sunday
What a great day. Perhaps it was a combination of it being a Sunday, and the sun shining but the clinic was a bit quiter for everyone. The stats thus far are that of 199 patients in the polyclinic 120 of them were seen in the eye ...
London 2012 – First impressions
Well if this is the Olympic eye clinic at 40% capacity then I'm very afraid! Word has obviously spread around the early arrivers and the reception that the optometrists are sharing with the dentists is permanently packed. Few peop...