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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 28,000 optometrists, dispensing opticians, student opticians and optical businesses.

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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

26 June 2015

GOC welcomes Professional Standards Authority performance review 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

26 June 2015

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Peer review CET -

Closing Date 31 December 2015

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All optometrists and contact lens opticians must take part in a peer review session during the 2013-15 CET cycle.

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