Protecting the public and
guiding the professions

For Professionals

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


Scope Infringement on "Hearing Assessment" and "Fitting of Hearing Aids Performed by other Practitioners and/or "Frontline" 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 Speech, Language and Hearing Professions by practitioners registered within the profession of Optometry and Dispensing Opticians who are not qualified and competent to perform such clinical acts. The Professional Boards for Optometry and Dispensing Opticians and Speech, Language and Hearing Professions saw it fit to remind, inform and educate practitioners and the members of public that >>> read more

Mobile Practice

"It has come to the attention of the Board that there are practitioners who are running mobile practices and as a Board, we discourage such practice"