Tell us your views on the changes we're making to the guidance

We would welcome your views on the second part of our guidance consultation

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We are currently reviewing the Guidance for professional practice. In the second part of our consultation, we have reviewed and updated the following domains: 

The changes reflect the GOC’s Standards of Practice for Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians, which has impacted considerably on the guidance. Where we now use the word 'must' in the guidance, it means the law or regulator requires an optometrist to act in that way. 

Our proposed new versions and summary of changes are below. Please tell us your views using the form below before Friday 30 June: