Diabetic eye screening is an important part of diabetes care but some people with the condition never attend their screening appointments despite being invited. These people are more likely to develop diabetic retinopathy, a condition that can lead to sight loss if it's …
Alain du Chemin
Alain du Chemin is currently programme manager for the South East London Diabetic Eye Screening Programme provided by Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Prior to his current role he worked within the adult commissioning team at Public Health England. Before that he spent 5 years as programme manager for the Sutton and Merton Diabetic Eye Screening Programme provided by the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.
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