Guidance

Diabetic eye screening programme: pathway standards

National pathway standards for the NHS diabetic eye screening (DES) programme.

Documents

DES standards and performance objectives

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Diabetic eye screening: guidance on monitoring pathway standards

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Diabetic eye screening: interim quality assurance standards and performance objectives

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Details

These are the national standards for the NHS diabetic eye screening programme. The revised pathway standards will come into effect in April 2017, replacing the interim standards published in August 2014.

The standards should be read in conjunction with the service specifications for the NHS providers available as part of the public health functions exercised by NHS England.

Published 22 August 2014
Last updated 24 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated pathway standards document.
  2. Added guidance document on monitoring pathway standards.
  3. Updated pathway standards document.
  4. Replaced interim standards with revised diabetic eye screening pathway standards.
  5. First published.