Guidance

Kent and Medway: diabetic eye screening programme

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit in Kent and Medway held on 6 April 2017.

Document

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme Kent and Medway

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Details

Quality assurance (QA) aims to maintain national standards and promote continuous improvement in diabetic eye screening. This is to ensure that all eligible people have access to a consistent high quality service wherever they live.

QA visits are carried out by the Public Health England screening quality assurance service (SQAS).

The evidence for this report comes from:

  • routine monitoring data collected by the NHS screening programmes
  • data and reports from external organisations
  • evidence submitted by the provider(s), commissioner and external organisations
  • information collected during pre-review visits to service management and screening or grading observational visits
  • information shared with the south regional SQAS as part of the visit process
Published 7 September 2017