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Diabetic eye screening is exactly the same for people who have rarer forms of diabetes

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The NHS Diabetic Eye Screening (DES) Programme helps prevent sight loss in people with diabetes. Screening can detect diabetic retinopathy early, when treatment is effective at reducing or preventing damage from the condition.

2017 to 2018 screening service specifications: the main changes

NHS England has published the 2017-18 service specifications for all 11 NHS Screening Programmes. The specifications accompany the 2017-18 agreement that outlines how NHS England commissions certain public health services under section 7A of the National Health Service Act 2006.

EQA (external quality assessment) in cervical screening: what's it all about?

The breast, bowel and cervical screening programmes require consultant pathologists and other specialist laboratory staff to take part in ‘external quality assessment’ or EQA. But what is EQA exactly?