Skip to main content

Shelley Widdowson

National Grading Lead, NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme

Diabetic eye screening software: understanding the inter-grader agreement tables and Cohen’s kappa

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme
Woman has her eyes looked at during her screening appointment.

Expert graders are central to the success of the NHS Diabetic Eye Screening (DES) Programme. They study the digital photographs taken at screening clinics to assess if patients need to remain in routine screening or be referred for closer monitoring …