The Scottish Diabetic Retinopathy Screening (DRS) collaborative brings together individuals from
all NHS Boards in Scotland to facilitate the delivery of
the National Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme. The
primary objective of the programme is to detect referable
( potentially sight-threatening) retinopathy so that it can
Purpose of the Collaborative
- To promote accessible and equitable delivery of diabetic
retinal screening across Scotland in line with NHS Quality Improvement Scotland
- To facilitate effective service interfaces and support
good practice in multidisciplinary and interagency working
- To facilitate the various strands of user involvement
in service delivery and future service planning
- To provide effective governance framework for the Scottish
National Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme.
Click HERE to download a copy of the Collabortative Structure and the remit of the working groups.
||“The Scottish Diabetes Framework
Action Plan sets out a challenging agenda for the
next three years. This includes a commitment that
all people with diabetes are offered annual eye screening
to reduce the risk of developing diabetic retinopathy.”
Screening Progress for Q3 - FY 2012
The top pie chart shows the percentage of the total number of diabetic patients in Scotland who were screened between 1st April 2012 and 31st Dec 2012. The bottom pie chart shows the percentage of the eligible population (i.e those not suspended) who were successfully screened over the same period.
This data is a snap shot of the status taken on 31st Dec 2012.