The professional, scientific and examining body for optometry in the UK, working for the public benefit.

What's New

  1. New affixes introduced for College-accredited higher qualifications

    The College has now introduced affixes for all of its accredited higher qualifications. The General Optical Council has confirmed that the affixes will now be included on the GOC register.

  2. The College's recommended changes to NICE Guidance

    The College’s recommended changes to NICE Guidance mean a greater role for optometrists in the examination of patients with suspected retinal detachment

  3. Register for OSCE results

    The results of the recent OSCE will be published online on 30 January 2015.

  4. New workshop places released for Optometry Tomorrow 2015

    In response to demand, the College has now released additional workshop places for its annual conference Optometry Tomorrow 2015 on 8-9 March in Brighton.

  5. New recommendations to embed professionalism into optometric training - in College report

    The College makes recommendations for embedding professionalism in optometric training in its newly published Professionalism in optometry report.

  6. Dispensing Optician and Contact Lens CET competencies now available at Optometry Tomorrow 2015

    Dispensing opticians and contact lens practitioners can now benefit from gaining interactive CET points at Optometry Tomorrow 2015.

  7. Optometry Tomorrow 2015 - call for patients

    We are looking for volunteers to take part in clinical workshops at Optometry Tomorrow 2015 on 8-9 March in Brighton. We pay £25 session plus travel expenses.

  8. College launches new jobs board

    The College has launched an online pre-registration placement jobs board.

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    London regional event 2015 - Wembley

    Holiday Inn Wembley

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    North East regional event 2015 - Newcastle

    Newcastle United Football Club

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    Wales regional event 2015 - Swansea

    Swansea Marriott Hotel

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    Scotland regional event 2015 - Stirling

    Stirling Management Centre (Stirling Court Hotel)

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    South East regional event 2015 - Maidstone

    Tudor Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club


Interactive CET