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Spotlight on our Troon Branch Manager

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Alison Bargh, Practice Manager

Get to know a little bit more about our Practice Development Manager, Alison, at our Troon branch.

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What is your full name and position within Duncan and Todd Group?

Alison Bargh - Practice Manager at 2020 Opticians in Troon

What's the best thing about your job?

Helping patients resolve issues with glasses, whether it be a straightforward repair or a more technical adjustment.

How long have you worked for Duncan and Todd Group?

3 years... (27 years continued service)

Tell us a fun fact about yourself.

I'm crafty! I haven't bought a birthday/anniversary/good luck etc card in about 20 years, as I make all my own.

How has your career progressed since working here?

I previously managed an optical lab so the technical knowledge has come in handy. Over the years I have done various safety & first aid courses, as well as working and managing other larger branches, including helping organise a huge practice refit!

What do you like most about working for Duncan and Todd Group?

D&T is a great company to work with. Since the time we changed over, I have greatly appreciated the support from others in various departments. Both teams in Troon and Ayr are a great bunch of people to work with and have shown themselves to be vital in the ongoing success of the company, especially during covid and staff shortages - go team Troon!

What's your top tip?

Provide great service to all patients and customers. Always be courteous but have time for a giggle too!