Optometrists

At Walkers Opticians in Durham and Crook we have 2 Optometrists. They are Karen Aspey (BSc, MCOptom) and Julie Littlefair (BSc, MCOptom).

Karen qualified as an Optometrist in 1980 and started working in the practice shortly afterwards having done her pre-registration year here and also part time at Dryburn hospital. She has continued the practice commitments to great patient service since then.

Julie qualified as an Optometrist in 1986 and has been working at Walkers since her pre-registration year in 1985

Dispensing Optician

Our Dispensing Optician is Simon Sykes (FBDO) who has been with us since 2005 and qualified in 1997

Other Staff

Teresa is the assistant manager and works on home visits with Karen as well as in both our Durham and Crook practices.
Working in our lab upstairs is June who has been working in optical labs since she left school and so brings a wealth of experience to the team.
We also have Julie, Jenna, Bev and Joanne who you may see on reception at either Durham or Crook.