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Professor Deborah Bowman MBE appointed to GOC Council

Deborah Bowman has been appointed as the newest lay member of the General Optical Council (GOC) as of 1 September 2019 for a period of four years.

17 June 2019

Professor Deborah Bowman MBE appointed to GOC Council  Professor Deborah Bowman MBE appointed to GOC Council

Deborah Bowman has been appointed as the newest lay member of the General Optical Council (GOC) as of 1 September 2019 for a period of four years.

17 June 2019

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