In this article, we share feedback on the Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners and tell you about a new resource to support it.
NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme
A new grading report to quality assure national grading in diabetic eye screening is now ready and will be sent out to local screening providers and commissioners by the middle of October.
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.
An example of best practice from a local diabetic eye screening provider in helping to ensure equal access to screening for an individual with complex needs.
People with diabetes can now be signposted to new accessible web page versions of diabetic eye screening information leaflets.
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 …
The level 3 health screener diploma is the recommended training programme for any new screeners in the diabetic eye, abdominal aortic aneurysm and newborn hearing screening programmes. Here a trainee screener talks about his experiences of working his way through it.
It’s a well-known fact that young people’s engagement with diabetic eye screening could be better. Here's a fascinating account of how one area has been driving up screening attendance.
Important information for local screening providers on how and when they need to validate and submit key performance indicator (KPI) and screening standards data.
New national diabetic eye screening guidance published that describes a statistical method to compare grading outcomes between local screening providers.