New College President and Council members announced at Optometry Tomorrow

News release 24th June 2022  New College President and Council members announced at Optometry Tomorrow   The College of Optometrists welcomed a new President and seven new Council members at its AGM, held during the College’s clinical conference, Optometry Tomorrow 2022 in Telford on 20 June. The incoming College President is Professor Leon Davies FCOptom,

Management of suspected monkeypox in primary and community care

Public Health Scotland has published guidance (version 1.0) for management of suspected monkeypox in primary and community care settings. As guidance and related documents are likely to evolve in the coming weeks, please continue to use live links rather than saving versions offline to ensure you are referring to the latest version. Future versions of

Candidate Information Pack: Appointments to Council’s Committees

We are pleased to inform you that the GOC’s campaign to recruit members (lay, registrant, business and registered medical practitioners) to four of Council’s Committees: the Companies, Education, Registration and Standards Committees has now gone live. The candidate pack is attached. Each committee plays a vital role in enhancing our work and informing the decisions

NEW CHAIR TAKES THE HELM AT OPTOMETRY SCOTLAND

Press release                                                                  May 2022 Optometry Scotland (OS) has announced the appointment of Julie Mosgrove as its new Chair. The organisation represents the views of the optometry industry in Scotland and plays a key role in negotiating fees, terms and conditions. Julie, a qualified optometrist and retail director for the Duncan & Todd Group, is