Latest Optical News Posts

  • Public Statement about The University of Portsmouth's Optometry Programme
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The University of Portsmouth will not be admitting any new students this term as a condition of the Optometry Programmes continuing provisional approva […]

  • GOC pilots enhanced triage process for FTP complaints
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The General Optical Council GOC has today announced the launch of a fourmonth pilot of an enhanced triage process that will give the GOC greater discretion to close cases at an earlier stage, where there is no ongoing risk to the public […]

  • GOC erases West Yorkshire 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 erase Talha Daji, a student optometrist based in West Yorkshire, from its register He will now be unable to undertake training as a student optometrist in the UK […]

  • GOC erases Surrey 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 Michael Bowles, a dispensing optician based in Surrey, from its register He will now be unable to practise as a dispensing optician in the UK […]

  • Research reveals public perceptions of opticians
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Today the GOC published the 2019 Public perceptions research and supporting infographic, which explores how patients view and interact with opticians and the services they provid […]