About the GOC

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 consults on fitness to practise acceptance criteria

The General Optical Council (GOC) has launched a consultation on introducing formal fitness to practise acceptance criteria - press release

14 December 2017

GOC consults on fitness to practise acceptance criteria GOC consults on fitness to practise acceptance criteria

The General Optical Council (GOC) has launched a consultation on introducing formal fitness to practise acceptance criteria - press release

14 December 2017

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