Latest Optical News Posts

  • GOC erases Swindon based dispensing optician
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The General Optical Council GOC, the UK regulator for optometrists and dispensing opticians, has decided to erase Simon Backhouse, a dispensing optician based in Swindon, from its register He will now be unable to practise as a dispensing optician in the UK […]

  • News from Council 10 July 2019
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Council reviewed the recommendations developed in response to the Education Strategic Review ESR consultation on draft Education Standards for providers and Learning Outcomes for students, and decided upon the next steps […]

  • GOC shares Fitness to Practise insights with optical business registrants
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    On Friday the General Optical Council GOC held a roundtable event for optical business registrants at their London office The event was attended by representatives from a wide range of companies […]

  • GOC erases Durham based 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 erase Bryan Ainley, an optometrist based in Durham, from its register He will now be unable to practise as an optometrist in the UK […]

  • Regulators unite to support reflective practitioners across healthcare
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The leaders of nine healthcare regulators have joined forces to stress the benefits and importance of good reflection among professionals in the healthcare sector […]