AOP statement on the PSA’s appeal against the decision from the GOC’s Fitness to Practise hearing of Ms Honey Rose

AOP media statement


The Association of Optometrists (AOP) is aware that the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care has filed an appeal against the decision of the Fitness to Practise Committee of the General Optical Council to suspend Ms Honey Rose for a period of nine months. The AOP will continue to support Ms Rose and represent her with the appeal. As such, we are unable to comment further at this time.


For media enquiries, please contact Mary Jones, Interim PR and Media Manager, at the Association of Optometrists, [email protected] or telephone 020 7549 2040.

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