VISION 2020 UK Learning Disabilties and Sight Loss Committee: Possible changes to General Ophthalmic Services (GOS) and Department of Health regulations

3 August 2016
Source: VISION 2020 UK Learning Disabilities and Sight Loss Committee

The discussion paper and proposed paper re: Possible changes to General Ophthalmic : Services (GOS) and Department of Health regulations are attached below:  

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Possible Changes To GOC And DH Regs 2016 BG
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AOP Statement on Regina v Honey Rose

15 July 2016
Source: AOP

The Association of Optometrists (AOP) is aware that AOP member, Ms Honey Rose, has been convicted of gross negligence manslaughter in the case of Vincent Barker. This is a tragic case which is devastating for all concerned and our sympathies go to the Barker family at this time. We are naturally extremely disappointed for our member, Ms Rose, in the

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Optometrist suspended from GOC registers

13 October 2015
Source: The General Optical Council

The General Optical Council (GOC), the UK regulator for opticians, has suspended Aly-Hussain Jiwa, an optometrist formerly based in Swindon, from its registers for six months. A GOC Fitness to Practise Committee found his fitness to practise impaired by virtue of dishonesty in relation to his eligibility to work in the UK. In making its decision the Committee, chaired by

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