Back in July I wrote about the recommendations made by the UK NSC in March 2015 and why saying no to screening can be a good thing as it means we can avoid harm to people and ensure that money …
NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme
Hello screening colleagues. My name is Helen Bone and I am programme manager and safe care lead for the Sunderland and South Tyneside Diabetic Eye Screening Programme.
Good quality data is really important for us to monitor and improve screening programmes.
Up to 80% of cases of blindness around the world are avoidable. Each year World Sight Day helps focus our attention on the issues of blindness and visual impairment.
Our success in diabetic eye screening depends on our ability to accurately grade the retinal images we capture at screening clinics.
Diabetic eye screening professionals used the power of social media to raise awareness of the importance of retinal screening on World Sight Day earlier this month.
The success of screening depends upon its ability to find those who have the condition the programme is testing for.
Getting older shouldn’t be a barrier to people keeping an eye on their health. In England there are four screening programmes available to people over the age of 65. For some, we automatically send invitations. For others, people can contact …
Population screening programmes provide compelling evidence that early intervention reduces the burden of disease and improves health.