All 57 diabetic eye screening providers successfully submitted data to this year’s National Diabetes Audit which now includes a complete picture of the diabetic eye screening care process nationally.
Phil is the national screening IT systems manager for the AAA and diabetic eye screening (DES) programmes. He has worked in a variety of roles in screening, including a number of years as a retinal screener/grader in Sussex and DES programme manager in London, before working as a diabetic retinopathy Screening system specialist in the private sector. He was elected to the Council of The British Association of Retinal Screening (BARS) in 2012, serving as Chairman from 2016 to 2019.
We have blogged before about the need to reduce the use of printed leaflets by NHS screening services and make the most of digital information opportunities. PHE has been producing more and more online information about the NHS screening programmes and …
We have published easy read versions of national screening invitation letter templates for the NHS-led abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening and diabetic eye screening (DES) programmes.
Since 2001, the British Association of Retinal Screening (BARS) has been the UK's professional organisation for those of us who provide diabetic eye screening services.
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