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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 29,000 optometrists, dispensing opticians, student opticians and optical businesses.

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Responses to GOC call for evidence demonstrate consensus on direction of travel for eye care delivery

The GOC has today published a summary of the responses it received to its Education Strategic Review Call for Evidence. This shows a broad consensus across the sector that the system of optical education and training is in need of change and that there is an appetite for this - press release

15 June 2017

Responses to GOC call for evidence demonstrate consensus on direction of travel for eye care delivery Responses to GOC call for evidence demonstrate consensus on direction of travel for eye care delivery

The GOC has today published a summary of the responses it received to its Education Strategic Review Call for Evidence. This shows a broad consensus across the sector that the system of optical education and training is in need of change and that there is an appetite for this - press release

15 June 2017

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