Fitness to Practise

Fitness to Practise

Fitness to practise refers to the fitness to practise of qualified optometrists or dispensing opticians, student optometrists, dispensing opticians undertaking training and business registrants (optical businesses registered with the GOC). New Fitness to Practise Rules designed to further protect the public and reduce the stress of long investigations, came into force in 2014.

Documents relating to the GOC’s fitness to practise regulations

FODO members with specific concerns or queries in relation to Fitness to Practise should contact the team at [email protected] or call 020 7298 5151.