Consultations

We respond to consultations from government, regulators and healthcare bodies, to explain our members’ views and influence new policy and guidance affecting the optical sector

 

NHS England's consultation on developing the long-term plan for the NHS

Our response to NHS England's long-term plan consultation

The GOC’s consultation on CET: Lifelong Learning Review

Our response to the GOC's consultation on CET: Lifelong Learning Review

The GOC's consultation on standards for optical business

Our response to the GOC's consultation on Business Standards, August 2018

Professional duty of candour

Our response to Professional Standards Authority questionnaire, May 2018

Williams Review into gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare

Our response to the Williams Review, April 2018

Fitness to practise acceptance criteria

Our response to the GOC’s consultation on new criteria and guidance, March 2018

Lord Darzi review of health and care services

Our response to the Lord Darzi review of health and care services, March 2018

The GOC's education strategic review - phase two

Our response to the GOC’s consultation on concepts and principles, March 2018

Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation

The AOP's response to the UK Government's consultation on reforming the regulation of healthcare professionals, January 2018

Facing the facts, shaping the future

Our response to Public Health England’s consultation on a draft health and care workforce strategy, January 2018

The GOC's education strategic review

Our response to the GOC’s initial call for evidence, March 2017

The GOC's consultation of duty of candour guidance

A joint AOP and ABDO response to a GOC consultation on supplementary guidance, September 2016

The GOC's consultation on standards of practice

Our response to a GOC consultation on proposed new standards for individual registrants and students, June 2015

Optical Confederation and LOCSU consultation responses

Read the latest consultations the AOP has responded to as part of the OC