Learning from incidents is important to help prevent future errors and reduce the risk of harm.
Hannah is a senior quality assurance advisor in the SQAS North region. Her screening career began as a diabetic eye screener/grader in 2002. She progressed to managing a diabetic eye screening programme in 2006, joining the national quality assurance team in 2011. In her spare time she enjoys riding her motorcycle, motorsports, growing carnivorous plants and caring for a variety of pets and foraging for fungi.
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