COVID-19 information sheet and updated national letter templates published for local NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme providers.
Patrick has been working in screening since 2011, as a screening co-ordinator of a local AAA screening programme. He then became a regional quality assurance manager for the North region and subsequently national education and training manager for the young person and adult screening programmes. In 2017 he was appointed national programme manager of the NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme. His background was as a principal clinical vascular scientist and he worked across an number of hospitals in the Greater Manchester area. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his extended family, socialising with friends, going to the gym and walking in the Peak District.
Register now for the 7th diabetic eye screening conference with the RSM on Friday 24th April.
In this article, we share feedback on the Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners and tell you about a new resource to support it.
Local diabetic eye screening services provided very useful feedback to our survey into challenges in meeting the achievable standard for one of the national programme's key performance indicators.
The date for the next NHS Diabetic Eye Screening (DES) Programme national networking day is Thursday 28 November 2019. It will take place at Millennium Point in Birmingham. Space is limited and will be restricted to: 2 places per local …
We are asking local diabetic eye screening providers to help us understand the challenges they face in achieving the national standard for timeliness of referrals from screening.
The NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme is again joining forces with the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) in April to hold the sixth national diabetic eye screening conference on Friday 12 April 2019.
We are inviting diabetic eye screening providers and commissioners to give us their views on updated guidance for managing referrals to hospital eye services.
We are delighted to announce registration details for 2 upcoming national NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme events.
Information about updates to the level 3 diploma for health screeners working in the NHS diabetic eye screening programme.
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