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GOC publish research into risk in the optical professions

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today published research into risk in the optical professions. The research identifies current and future risks posed to patients and the public by optical professionals.

10 October 2019

GOC publish research into risk in the optical professions GOC publish research into risk in the optical professions

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today published research into risk in the optical professions. The research identifies current and future risks posed to patients and the public by optical professionals.

10 October 2019

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