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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 I

Glossary

BDR

Background Diabetic Retinopathy

CD

Compact Disc

CHI

Community Health Index (unique patient number)

CMS

Clinical Management System

CNA

Could Not Attend

CRT

Cathode Ray Tube

CSAGS

Confidentiality and Security Advisory Group for Scotland

CSBS

Clinical Standards Board for Scotland (now part of NHS Quality Improvement Scotland)

DNA

Did Not Attend

DRS

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

DRSIG

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Implementation Group

GP

General Practitioner

HDL

Health Department Letter

HEBS

Health Education Board for Scotland

HTA

Health Technology Assessment

HTBS

Health Technology Board for Scotland (now part of NHS Quality Improvement Scotland)

ICAG

Image Capture and Grading

IM&T

Information Management and Technology

ISD

Information and Statistics Division

IT

Information Technology

JPEG

Joint Photographic Experts Group (still image compression format)

LDSAG

Local Diabetes Service Advisory Group

LHCC

Local Health Care Co-operative

MCN

Managed Clinical Network

NHS

National Health Service

NSC

National Screening Committee

NSD

National Services Division

PDR

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

PGD

Patient Group Direction

PMAR

Patient Management and Recall

QA

Quality Assurance

RNIB

Royal National Institute for the Blind

SCI-DC

Scottish Care Information Diabetes Collaboration ( See Annex G)

SDG

Scottish Diabetes Group

SDS

Scottish Diabetes Survey

SEHD

Scottish Executive Health Department

SIGN

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

SMR

Scottish Morbidity Record

STDR

Sight threatening diabetic retinopathy

TFT

Thin Film Transistor

WHO

World Health Organisation