North west London: diabetic eye screening programme

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to North West London Diabetic Eye Screening Programme held on 8 February 2017.


QA visit report: NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme North West London

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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 of data collected by the NHS screening programmes
  • data and reports from external organisations (linked hospital eye services contribute to service data reports)
  • evidence submitted by the provider(s) and commissioners
  • information collected during observation visits
  • information shared with the London SQAS as part of the visit process
Published 23 November 2017