Latest Optical News Posts

  • GOC Business Standards consultation receives positive response from the optical sector
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Today the GOC has published the full report of the consultation into new draft Standards for Optical Businesses Analysis of the consultation findings show high approval levels from respondents, with the majority agreeing that they will have a positive impact on optical businesses, professionals and the public […]

  • Over 97 per cent of registrants meet CET requirements
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The General Optical Council GOC has today released figures showing that over 97 per cent of all registrants met their Continuing Education and Training CET requirements for the 201618 cyc […]

  • GOC suspends London based student optometrist
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The General Optical Council GOC, the UK regulator for optometrists and dispensing opticians, has decided to suspend Deepa Acharya, a student optometrist based in London, from its register for a period of twelve months […]

  • GOC reappoints Glenn Tomison and Rosie Glazebrook
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The Privy Council has reappointed registrant Council member Glenn Tomison and lay Council member Rosie Glazebrook for another four years, commencing 1 January 2019 press releas […]

  • CET consultation shows appetite for change
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    GOC registrants have a strong appetite for increased control over their learning and development, according to the results of the regulators recent Fit for the Future Continuing Education and Training CET consultation […]