I attended this year's screening module at Warwick University. I’m an ophthalmologist with a master’s degree in public health but that qualification had very little content in terms of screening.
Andrew is an ophthalmologist based in Stoke-on-Trent. Diabetic retinopathy has been his main area of hospital practice for the last 10 years. Before that he worked extensively in community ophthalmic practice after a brief period in general practice. Andrew has been the clinical lead of the Staffordshire Diabetic Eye Screening service for the past 2 years. He is involved in the external quality assurance (EQA) process of diabetic eye screening as a peer reviewer. He is a qualified work-based assessor and has been co-opted on to the council of the British Association of Retinal Screeners with a focus on education and career development within the field of retinal screening.
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