Corporate bodies

The Outside Clinic is registered with the following organisations.

General Optical Council

The Outside Clinic is registered as a Corporate Body with the General Optical Council (GOC). Our corporate registration number is CO-2354. The GOC’s contact details are below:

The General Optical Council
41 Harley Street

Tel: (020) 7580 3898
Fax: (020) 7436 3525

Association of Optometrists

Our Professional Services staff are registered with the Association of Optometrists.
Our registration number is 404790.

Federation of Ophthalmic and Dispensing Opticians

The Outside Clinic is a full member of The Federation of Ophthalmic and Dispensing Opticians (FODO). Our membership number is FODO33708, FODO’s contact details are below:

The Federation Of Ophthalmic and Dispensing Opticians
199 Gloucester Terrace
W2 6LD

Tel: (020) 7298 5151
Fax: (020) 7298 5111

Please note that our liability insurance is via FODO; our certificate number is BH09393

Other Information

All our professional staff are registered on the performers list with their NHS England Area Team and The Outside Clinic Body Corporate is a registered contractor with every NHS England Area Team in England, Scotland and Wales.

Disclosure and Barring Service (Formerly the CRB)

All our professional staff have had a Disclosure Certificate through the Disclosure and Barring Service (Formerly the CRB). They carry with them at all times identity cards, evidence of insurance, professional qualifications and their DBS number. The DBS contact details are below:

DBS customer services
Telephone: 0870 909 0811
Minicom: 0870 909 0344

If you would like to discuss our credentials or require further information, please call us on freephone 0800 854477 or contact