GOC suspends West Midlands based optometrist from register

The General Optical Council (GOC), the UK regulator for optometrists and dispensing opticians, has decided to suspend Amandeep Sandhu, an optometrist based in the West Midlands, from its register for twelve months. 

A GOC Fitness to Practise Committee found his fitness to practise impaired by reason of convictions and misconduct. This is in relation to failing to declare ongoing criminal court proceedings and/or criminal investigations when applying to be retained on the GOC’s register and failing to declare subsequent criminal convictions.

Mr Sandhu has until 1 May 2023 to appeal against his suspension.  

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