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GOC research shows high level of confidence in opticians

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today published its research report Public Perceptions of the Optical Professions, finding a high level of confidence in opticians - press release

Coventry-based optometrist suspended from GOC registers

The General Optical Council (GOC), the UK regulator for opticians, has suspended Coventry-based optometrist Mathew Clarke from its registers - press release

Kent-based dispensing optician erased from GOC registers

The General Optical Council (GOC), the UK regulator for opticians, has erased Kent-based dispensing optician Suzy Stonehouse from its registers - press release

GOC welcomes Professional Standards Authority performance review

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today welcomed the Professional Standards Authority’s (The Authority) annual performance review report. The GOC has met 21 of The Authority’s 24 Standards of Good Regulation, including all of those for standards and for education - press release

GOC recruiting new registrant member to Council

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today launched a campaign to recruit a new registrant member to its Council - press release

GOC thanks stakeholders for standards consultation response

The General Optical Council (GOC) has thanked its stakeholders for responding in such large numbers to its consultation on new standards of practice designed to raise standards across the optical professions - press release

Nottinghamshire-based dispensing optician erased from GOC registers

The General Optical Council (GOC), the UK regulator for opticians, has erased Nottinghamshire-based dispensing optician Tendai Moyo from its registers - press release

News from Council - 13 May 2015

News from our Council meeting on 13 May 2015, including findings from our public perceptions research, an overview of the OCCS's annual report and information on our forthcoming building move - press release

Dispensing optician erased from GOC registers

The General Optical Council (GOC), the UK regulator for opticians, has erased dispensing optician Amanda Al-Hassani from its registers - press release

GOC set for move to Farringdon

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today announced plans to move to a new, more modern office in the Farringdon area of London - press release

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