The Optometric Fees Negotiating Committee (OFNC) is the recognised negotiating body for General Ophthalmic Service (GOS) fees and grants for community optometry.  Its members include the Association of British Dispensing Opticians, the Association of Optometrists, the British Medical Association and the Federation of Opticians.

The membership of OFNC is Stuart Burdett (Optometrist, FODO – Chair OFNC), Henrietta Alderman (CEO, AOP), Peter Hampson (Optometrist, AOP), Gordon Ilett (Optometrist, AOP), Tushar Majithia (Optometrist, AOP), Richard Edwards (Optometrist, FODO), Sir Anthony Garrett (CEO, ABDO), David Hewlett (CEO, FODO), Simon Longstaff (OMP, BMA), Alan Tinger (FODO), Professor Nagasubramanian (OMP, BMA) and Tom Andrews (BMA).

Secretary: Tony Stafford (AOP)

Observers: Mike Fegan (Chair, LOCSU), Richard Whittington (COO, LOCSU)

The OFNC can be contacted via tonystafford@aop.org.uk 

Press Statements

OFNC Correspondence

OFNC correspondence regarding IT investment

Papers relating to the 2018-19 negotiating round to set the fees for 2019-20 are available to download as follows:

Papers relating to the 2017-18 negotiating round to set the fees for 2018-19 are available to download as follows:

Papers relating to the 2016-17 negotiating round to set the fees for 2017-18 are available to download as follows:

Papers relating to the 2015-16 negotiating round to set the fees for 2016-17 are available to download as follows:

Papers relating to the 2014-15 negotiating round to set the fees for 2015-16 are available to download as follows:

Papers relating to the 2013-14 negotiating round to set the fees for 2014-15 are available to download as follows: