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News from Council, 10 February 2016

News from the GOC Council meeting on 10 February 2016, including a new policy on raising concerns with the GOC and a consultation on its hearings and indicative sanctions guidance.

Statement on data error

Statement on data error, further to information released in December 2015.

GOC retention opens for 2016/17

Optometrists, dispensing opticians and optical businesses can from today renew their annual General Optical Council (GOC) registration for the year beginning 1 April 2016 - press release

98 per cent of registrants meet CET targets

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today released figures showing that 98 per cent of all registrants met their Continuing Education and Training (CET) requirements for the 2013-15 cycle - press release