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Contacting the GOC 

Visit the Contact Us page for a full list of contact details.

GOC staff are now working remotely instead of the office, which is now closed to the public. Enquiries should be made by email where possible. However, if you would prefer to contact us by telephone, please call us on 020 7580 3898.

Anyone attending the office – such as contractors, those attending hearings and pre-approved observers – must complete a declaration form and send in confidence to Jacob Sanchez, Facilities Manager, jsanchez@optical.org.

 

Please note: We will only be responding to messages 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. 

To help with your queries, we've developed some Frequently Asked Questions.

You can visit the Contact Us page for a full list of email addresses within the organisation.

News & Press Releases

GOC launches new FtP Focus learning bulletin

The General Optical Council (GOC) has launched ‘FtP Focus’, a new learning bulletin for registrants on the Fitness to Practise (FtP) process. The bulletin, which will be published quarterly, aims to provide insight into the types of concerns the GOC receives and how it assesses them at every stage of investigation.

2 December 2020

GOC launches new FtP Focus learning bulletin GOC launches new FtP Focus learning bulletin

The General Optical Council (GOC) has launched ‘FtP Focus’, a new learning bulletin for registrants on the Fitness to Practise (FtP) process. The bulletin, which will be published quarterly, aims to provide insight into the types of concerns the GOC receives and how it assesses them at every stage of investigation.

2 December 2020

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