GOS guidance and regulatory advice which applies to optometrists and dispensing opticians across the UK

Common regulation questions

Our clinical and regulatory team deal with your most frequent queries

Voucher values and fees

Vouchers, supplements, tints and repair values across the UK

Medical devices

Read our advice on medical devices used in clinical practice

Defining illegal practice

Understanding the definition of illegal practice within the optical sector

Guidance on the supply of contact lenses

Clinical guidance on the supply of contact lenses for hospital optometrists and ophthalmologists

Data protection

Advice on the new General Data Protection Regulation

Sale and supply

The latest on restricted groups, supervision, low vision aids and contact lens supply

Legislation and regulation resources

Links to critical pieces of legislation and regulation affecting the optical profession