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DRS Manual


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Welcome to the Manual for the Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme for Scotland.

This Manual is under development as sections are added new links will be created on this page to the new sections of the manual.

Sections can be accessed by clicking on the links below.

If you choose to downloaded or print a section please remember that it may subsequently be updated and you should regularly check to confirm that you have the latest version.


Key Performance Indicators for DRS v1.5

Follow-up Protocol and Failsafe for Suspended Patients

Guidance on Mydriasis

Procedure for Finding Newly Diagnosed Patients

Procedure for DNA's

People in Longstay Institutions

Guidance on Screening Housebound Patients

Suspensions Policy

Slit Lamp Training and Accreditation Standards

Work Based Assessement form for slit lamp examiners

Patients Choosing to Opt Out

Patients without a GP

Quality Assurance Letters to Patients

Policy for the arrangement of slit lamp examinations

Information on the C&G Certificate in Retinopathy Screening

Screening in Pregnancy

Grader Requirements

Protocol for the management of mis-matched images






Dates of Meetings

DRS Policies and Procedures


Supporting documents for software release 2009 including training materials for SCI-DC and release notes for Soarian amongst others


Recent Additions to the Website