We have published the annual screening data for the key performance indicators (KPIs) for the 2017 to 2018 screening year (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018).
NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme
We are inviting diabetic eye screening providers and commissioners to give us their views on updated guidance for managing referrals to hospital eye services.
This blog article provides reassurance of the lawful basis for GP practices to share patient records with diabetic eye screening providers using the GP2DRS IT system.
The Royal College of GPs (RCGP) has published new e-learning content, in conjunction with PHE Screening, that gives GPs and primary care colleagues practical guidance to support patients in understanding and accessing the NHS screening programmes.
Public Health England has published new data measuring how the 11 NHS screening programmes are performing.
Team leader Iveta Olejkova and administration manager Agnes Bourke explain how the North Central London Diabetic Eye Screening Programme addresses the factors that cause people not to attend their screening appointments.
NHS England has published the 2018 to 2019 service specifications - important reading for those involved in the commissioning and provision of screening services in England.
We have published an updated version of our easy guide to diabetic eye screening to help make diabetic eye screening more accessible to people who have a learning disability or who struggle with written English.
Completion of the level 3 diploma is required for screeners who are not qualified healthcare professionals currently on a professional register. Qualified professionals working in the AAA or DES programmes only need to complete the units of the diploma that are relevant to their role.
We are delighted to announce registration details for 2 upcoming national NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme events.