News in Brief
General Optical Council eBulletin 41
April 2019

News in Brief

Updated Dementia factsheets

Vision UK has updated their dementia fact sheets, which now include their logo and changed contact details where relevant. The list of fact sheets and links to download them can be found below:


Brexit FAQs

We have published Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for registrants on Brexit related matters. We will update them regularly as the Brexit negotiations progress.

Read the FAQs on our website here


Referrals on the right path

Scott Mackie, a therapeutic prescribing optometrist and GOC Council member, has written an article for Optometry Today about what constitutes a poor referral and the issue of over-referral as the most common reason for frustration between ophthalmology and optometry.

Read the full article here.


Business plan

Our business plan for 2019-2020 has been published. You can find out more about our plans for the rest of the 12 months here

Welcome to eBulletin

Disclosing confidential information consultation

New Standards for Optical Businesses

CET interviews

Love Your Lenses week: Thank you!

Education Strategic Review update

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