Latest Optical News Posts

  • GOC launches consultation on Continuing Education and Training scheme
    on May 29, 2020 at 1:29 pm

    The General Optical Council GOC has launched a consultation on proposals to introduce changes to its Continuing Education and Training CET scheme

  • GOC suspends Hampshire based optometrist
    on May 29, 2020 at 1:29 pm

    The General Optical Council GOC, the UK regulator for optometrists and dispensing opticians, has decided to suspend Jagdip Dhariwal, an optometrist based in Hampshire, from its register for six months

  • News from Council 13 May 2020
    on May 29, 2020 at 1:29 pm

    The General Optical Council GOC held its first remote Council meeting which considered the Education Strategic Review ESR, fitness to practise FTP performance, new guidance on holding remote hearings, and its response to COVID19

  • GOC welcomes the Professional Standards Authority Performance Review
    on May 29, 2020 at 1:29 pm

    The General Optical Council GOC has today welcomed the publication of the Professional Standards Authoritys the Authority annual review of our performance for 201819 The GOC has met 22 of the 24 Standards of Good Regulation

  • GOC erases Yorkshire based optometrist
    on May 29, 2020 at 1:29 pm

    The General Optical Council GOC, the UK regulator for optometrists and dispensing opticians, has decided to erase Alister Blockley, an optometrist based in Yorkshire, from its register