Our Team

Optometrist and Practice Director – Helen Corson

Helen qualified as an Optometrist in 1989 having graduated from Aston University with a First Class Honours Degree. After qualifying, she worked in Northumberland before returning to Cheshire as a locum optometrist. In 2004 she started a domiciliary sight testing company to help people access eyecare who are unable to leave home without assistance and in 2007 she purchased SW & C Jackson Opticians on the retirement of Cameron Jackson.

Since 2007 the practice has grown and offers an extensive range of frames and is equipped with the latest equipment.

In addition to her work Jacksons, Helen also works as the Optometric Advisor for North Wales. This role involves her in both the regulatory aspects of clinical practice in Wales and also the development of eyecare within the Public Health framework. Helen recently completed MSc modules in Legal aspects of Optometry and Optometric Public Health.

Helen and her partner have three children, two dogs and a cat between them. Her son Felix sails with the Welsh National Feva Dinghy Squad and is sponsored by SW & C Jackson Opticians.

When not at work she enjoys cooking, gardening, walking spending time as a family.

Practice Manager – Joanne Snape

Practice Manager Jo has worked for SW & C Jackson for nearly 27 years. She has a wealth of experience and knowledge that help her find the right frame to compliment patients faces and prescriptions. Jo lives locally with her partner and has two children. Jo loves dancing, enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her family.

Dispensing assistant and Clinical Service Coordinator –

Joanne Hamilton- Fey

Jo has become part of the furniture at Jackson’s Opticians and has provided an invaluable service over the almost three decades.

Jo likes the close personal nature of working in the practice both with her colleagues and patients alike.

Jo lives in Nantwich with her husband son, black labrador Emmet and a goldfish called Fish. Jo enjoys walking, cycling and sailing her GP dinghy.

Practice Receptionist – Millie Lichfield

Having retired from working as a PA in City of London, Millie uses her skills to keep the practice diary running smoothly. She is also responsible for our online sales. Millie lives locally with her partner.

Dispensing Advisor Pam Girdwood

Having retired as a Dispensing Optician and closed her own practice in Crewe, Pam has been persuaded to work with the team as an advisor giving the benefit of her many years of experience.