Population screening programmes can only improve public health if they correctly identify and then invite everyone who is eligible to be screened.
Alison has worked in the NHS for over 26 years, for the past 8 years as a local diabetic eye screening (DES) programme manager. She has a keen interest in healthcare quality and works tirelessly to integrate systems in line with service user needs. Having recently completed her Masters in NHS Leadership, she is working with PHE as interim National Operational Support Manager for the DES programme.
Diabetes UK estimates that more than 4 million people are living with diabetes in the UK. That number has been increasing by around 5% a year, which underlines the scale of the challenge facing local diabetic eye screening programmes that …
If you work in diabetic eye screening or have an interest in the programme then I suggest you save the following date in your diary: Friday 22 April.