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

2010 Bribery Act guidance

What you need to know to comply with the law on bribery

Common regulation questions

Our clinical and regulatory team deal with your most frequent queries

GDPR advice

Information and advice on data protection and the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation

Defining illegal practice

Understanding the definition of illegal practice within the optical sector

GOC registration renewal

Member advice on the GOC registration renewal process

Hospital supply of contact lenses

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

Legislation and regulation resources

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

Medical devices

Read our advice on medical devices used in clinical practice

Occupational screening advice

Advice for members carrying out occupational screening

Returning to work

An overview of the things to consider when getting back to work after a career break

Sale and supply

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

Spectacle sales from display

Simple, practical steps to meet Trading Standards regulations

Voucher values and fees

Vouchers, supplements, tints and repair values that apply to England, Wales and Scotland are shown below. Voucher values and fees for Northern Ireland are listed separately