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Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Services in Scotland: Recommendations for Implementation

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DIABETIC RETINOPATHY SCREENING SERVICES IN SCOTLAND: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPLEMENTATION

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening: Annex D

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Implementation Timetable

April 2002

Publication by the Health Technology Board for Scotland of health technology assessment on Organisation of Services for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening.

April 2002

Publication by the Scottish Executive of the S cottish Diabetes Framework.

November 2002

Publication of HDL(2002)81 - Developing services for people with diabetes.

Feb-Sept 2003

NHS Quality Improvement Scotland Diabetes Services review visits.

May 2003

Publication of draft clinical standards for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening by NHS Quality Improvement Scotland.

June 2003

Publication by the Scottish Diabetes Group of Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Services in Scotland: Recommendations for Implementation.

June 2003

Publication of HDL - Implementation of Diabetic Retinopathy Screening.

June 2003

Publication of Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Training Handbook for Screeners and Graders.

June 2003

Appointment of a DRS network co-ordinator.

June 2003

Appointment of a lead clinician for the DRS collaborative network.

July 2003

Full specification of software solution published by NSD.

September 2003

Publication of first edition of DRS Manual.

September 2003

All people with diabetes will have their eye status (retinopathy) recorded on the local diabetes clinical management system. (Milestone, Scottish Diabetes Framework).

September 2004

Fully comprehensive software to support diabetic retinopathy screening will be made available.

September 2005

Comprehensive software to support diabetic retinopathy screening implemented.

March 2006

A comprehensive DRS programme will be operational throughout Scotland.