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The Council regulates the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.

Professional Boards


The Professional Board for Optometry and Dispensing Opticians previously communicated that it is reviewing the mobile practice guidelines. Practitioners are hereby informed that the guidelines have been finalised with effect from June 2017 and have been published.
Scope infringement by "front line"staff in Optometry/Dispensing Opticianry Practice
Following numerous queries and complaints received by the Professional Board for Optometry and Dispensing Opticians (“the Professional Board”) regarding the performance of certain clinical and professional acts falling within the scope of the profession of Optometry and Dispensing Optician by >>>read more