Welcome to the Scottish DRS Collaborative

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 be treated.

Purpose of the Collaborative

  • To promote accessible and equitable delivery of diabetic retinal screening across Scotland in line with NHS Quality Improvement Scotland agreed standards
  • 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.