The Welsh Optometric Committee
(WOC) is the Statutory Advisory Committee to the Welsh Government
(WG), advising on all aspects of optometry and optometrists issues in Wales. It consists of Members from Regional Optometric Committees, Cardiff University School of Optometry and the Hospital Eye Service in Wales. It has observers from WG, WOPEC
, and a reciprocal observer from the Ophthalmology Specialist Advisory Group (OSAG: part of Welsh Medical
Committee). It occasionally commissions sub-groups for the purposes of developing particular areas of influence.