Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit in South of Tyne held on 14 and 15 February 2017.
Ref: PHE publications gateway number 2017362 PDF, 270KB, 10 pages
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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
- evidence submitted by the provider(s), commissioner and external organisations
- information shared with the north regional SQAS