The Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners is now a requirement for all non-clinical screening staff in the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), diabetic eye (DES) and newborn hearing (NHSP) programmes.
Jane is Grading Manager at Western Sussex Diabetic Eye Screening. On returning to the workplace after having children, she took a part-time job in an ophthalmology department doing secretarial work. A diabetic eye screener position became available, she put herself forward and was lucky enough to get the job! She has worked in diabetic eye screening for 12 years, working her way up to her current role.
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