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Professional certificate recognised by NHS national diabetic eye screening programme

 

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Professional certificate recognised by NHS national diabetic eye screening programme

The College of Optometrists and Public Health England have mapped the college-accredited professional certificate in medical retina to the new level three diploma for health screeners (diabetic eye).

The alignment will allow optometrists who study for the updated professional certificate in medical retina to cover all requirements for the level three diploma, with the exception of the diabetic retinopathy imaging unit, without carrying out the majority of the NHS England diabetic eye screening programme (DESP) training. More....