Guidance

Diabetic eye screening: programmes that do not arbitrate on R0 or R1

Operational guidance for NHS diabetic eye screening (DES) programmes that don't arbitrate between primary (R0) and secondary (R1) grades.

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Diabetic eye programmes that do not arbitrate on R1 or R0

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Details

This publication sets out guidelines to assure quality grading in diabetic eye screening (DES) programmes that do not arbitrate on non-referable grades.

The document includes:

  • current arbitration rates
  • steps to maintain oversight on grading quality
  • an explanation of hierarchical and non hierarchical grading
  • patient reporting procedures
Published 7 May 2013