Law in Optometric Practice,
Edition 1
By Stephen P. Taylor, BSc, MSc, PhD, FBCO, FAAO

Publication Date: 06 Jan 2002
Law in Optometric Practice provides an authoritative guide to the running of an optometric practice and the legal framework in which an optometrist must work. Due to extensive changes within the field, this book provides the most up-to-date and reliable source of information for all those working in optometric practice.
About the author
By Stephen P. Taylor, BSc, MSc, PhD, FBCO, FAAO, Vision Consultant, Private Practice, Dorset, UK
Table of Contents
Introduction to the UK legal system; The National Health Service; NHS terms of service; NHS GOS regulations; Complaints and NHS tribunals; The Opticians Act; The General Optical Council; OSAC and the GOC; GOC disciplinary procedures; Referral and case records; Law relating to the use of drugs; Professional ethics and professional discipline; Standards of vision; Industrial eye protection and consumer protection; The negligent professional; The need for insurance; European optometry; Computers and the Data Protection Act; General law and optometry
Book Reviews
"Here is a book which fills a definite need... a milestone to be applauded" From a review of the previous Edition, Law and Management in Optometric Practice, Optician
Book details
ISBN: 9780750645782
Page Count: 176
Illustrations : 20 ills.
Retail Price : £44.99