About the GOC

We are the regulator for the optical professions in the UK. Our purpose is to protect the public by promoting high standards of education, performance and conduct amongst opticians. We currently register around 26,000 optometrists, dispensing opticians, student opticians and optical businesses.

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News & Press Releases

Selina Ullah reappointed to GOC Council

The General Optical Council (GOC) has reappointed lay member Selina Ullah for a second term on the Council - press release

21 August 2014

Selina Ullah reappointed to GOC Council Selina Ullah reappointed to GOC Council

The General Optical Council (GOC) has reappointed lay member Selina Ullah for a second term on the Council - press release

21 August 2014

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Use the MyGOC area of our website to find CET in your local area, log your points or update your contact details: 

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Use the MyGOC area of our website to find CET in your local area, log your points or update your contact details: 

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Peer review CET -

Closing Date 31 December 2015

75% of 15234 registrants

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All optometrists and contact lens opticians must take part in a peer review session during the 2013-15 CET cycle.

Log in to MyCET to find a local peer review session