Diabetic eye screening: information leaflets

These publications explain diabetic retinopathy and support the NHS diabetic eye screening (DES) programme.

Healthcare professionals can use these leaflets to help eligible populations make informed choices about diabetic eye screening.

Local providers must use these leaflets in line with the national service specification and can order them from the national print supplier.


  1. Diabetic eye screening: description in brief
  2. Diabetic eye screening: slit lamp examination
  3. Diabetic eye screening: detect, protect, keep your vision safe
  4. Diabetic eye screening: screening, diagnosis, outcome
  5. Diabetic retinopathy: description in brief
  6. Diabetic retinopathy: monitoring and treatment
  7. Diabetic eye screening: easy read guide
  8. Screening tests for you and your baby
Published 30 January 2015
Last updated 20 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Change of national PHE Screening leaflet print provider.

  2. Added Diabetic eye screening: slit lamp examination.

  3. First published.