New registrar starts
Samantha Peters started as the new Chief Executive and Registrar of the GOC on 28 March 2011
Raising aware of regulation
Our leaflet 'Check your optician is registered' is available now until 23 May for patients and members of the public from information stands in 7,000 GP surgeries and 1,200 pharmacies across the UK.
GOC consults on fitness to practise rules
Our consultation closes on 29 April.
Britain's eye health in focus
A major new study into the nation's attitude and behaviour towards eye health, 'Britain's Eye Health in Focus' indicates that Britain could be heading towards an eye health crisis due to the ageing population, poor diet and a lack of awareness of eye diseases.
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Vision Care for Homeless People needs YOU
Vision Care for Homeless People is a charity set up to provide eye care services to homeless and other vulnerable people in an accessible and friendly environment in which they feel safe, welcome and comfortable.
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