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We are the regulator for the optical professions in the UK. Our purpose is to protect the public by promoting high standards of education, performance and conduct amongst opticians. We currently register around 30,000 optometrists, dispensing opticians, student opticians and optical businesses.

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GOC appoints Dr Subo Shanmuganathan as Interim Director of Education

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today announced that Dr Subo Shanmuganathan has joined as its Interim Director of Education - press release

8 October 2018

GOC appoints Dr Subo Shanmuganathan as Interim Director of Education GOC appoints Dr Subo Shanmuganathan as Interim Director of Education

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today announced that Dr Subo Shanmuganathan has joined as its Interim Director of Education - press release

8 October 2018

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