Statements on student and business regulation
We have released detailed statements about the future of both student and business regulation following the consultations we ran in 2013, the initial outcomes of which were reported in November 2013’s eBulletin.
You can read the statements on our website.
MHRA statement on fluorescein strips
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have released a public statement regarding the use of CE-marked fluorescein ophthalmic strips.
The statement confirms that, pending a decision at the European level, no regulatory action will be taken by the MHRA to stop CE-marked strips being marketed or supplied for diagnostic purposes.
We welcome that the MHRA have made their position on this issue public. Our own position statement is available on our website.
Read the full MHRA statement
GOC Chief Executive and Registrar explains new FTP Rules
Samantha Peters, GOC Chief Executive and Registrar, speaks to Optometry Today about the new Fitness to Practice Rules. She explains how the new Rules, which come into effect on 1 April, will speed up the way we deal with complaints.
View the video on YouTube.
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