GOC adds 10 members to hearings panel

Dispensing and contact lens opticians have been appointed to the General Optical Council’s hearings panel and will sit on fitness to practise and registrant appeals committees.

The 10 new appointments will add their experiences to the panel of over 40 members, which also included optometrists and lay members.

Their role will be to help the GOC uphold high standards in the optical professions and aid its mission of public protection.

The GOC said the varied experience of the appointees would ensure practical insight and guidance was included in the panel’s work.

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