In the heart of the picturesque county of Hampshire, one extraordinary individual stands out—a man whose unwavering dedication and passion have shaped two decades of exceptional service with OutsideClinic. Today, we pay tribute to Matt Cartwright and the remarkable journey he has undertaken in his community.
The beginning of a remarkable journey
Two decades ago, at the age of 26, Matt Cartwright embarked on a journey with OutsideClinic, a name unfamiliar at the time. What drew him in? The promise of consistent work, ever-changing challenges, and the camaraderie of incredible colleagues.
Reflecting on those early days, when the company was a fledgling name in optics, Matt now witnesses OutsideClinic's esteemed reputation in the industry. What initially intrigued him was the prospect of having weekends off—a balance between work and life that perfectly complements his career.
Witnessing transformations and changing lives
Picture navigating through the beautiful landscapes with hardcover maps in hand, finding your way to patients in the most picturesque corners of the county. Matt's journey began with more care home work and a trusty Ford Focus as his first company car. The introduction of full tablet computers marked a significant leap in technology and the change in company ownership ushered in a wave of improvements. The journey has witness many transformation - improved support, advanced analytics, diverse departments, enhanced IT, improved communication, and even electric cars - no more hardcover maps necessary.
The essence of Matt's journey lies in the moments spent with patients, addressing significant vision and health challenges. It's the ability to make their lives a little brighter that fuels his passion. As with any career, there have been moments of surprise and intrigue and Matt's stories range from catching a wild mouse behind a patient's sofa to a bathroom window escape when the door handle broke. Stories that will never be forgotten!
Embracing domiciliary optometry
Through the years, Matt has received unwavering support in personal challenges, showcasing the company's commitment to its colleagues - a testament to its values. While he could have explore other avenues, Matt's deep passion for his role prevailed and we are so glad that it did!
In summary, these 20 years have been rewarding, challenging, and endlessly varied. Matt has not only witnessed the growth of a company but has also personally grown and thrived within it.
To those considering a career with OutsideClinic, Matt offers sage advice: Treat everyone with respect, avoid making too many assumptions, aim to have fun while maintaining professionalism, adapt to your circumstances, and savour the challenge of excelling in a complex job.
At OutsideClinic, we're proud to celebrate Matt Cartwright's remarkable journey and extend an invitation to those who wish to embark on a similar path. Join our team, embrace change, and make your mark in the world of domiciliary eye care. Together, we'll continue to make a difference, one doorstep at a time.