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Diabetes Services

Leicester, Leicestershire And Rutland NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (Retinal Screening)


UHL Retinal Screener The Retinal Screening service is a mobile service that travels to GP surgeries on an appointment base to perform retinal screening on diabetic patients within that community. Across Leicestershire we have a dedicated team of Retinal Screeners who go out to GP surgeries to offer patients photographic screening on a yearly basis, which is the most reliable means of detecting early damage. 

 

Retinal Screening Team 


The Retinal Screening team are based at the Royal Infirmary in the Balmoral Building, The Retinal Screening service is a mobile service that travels to GP surgeries on an appointment base to perform retinal screening on diabetic patients within that community. The retinal screening programme across Leicestershire is now co-ordinated by the Programme Manager.

 

Retinal Screeners


There are now 21 retinal screeners who systematically go out to every GP practice to perform the screening test.

 

For further information contact the Retinal Screening Team on:

 

  • 0116 258 6876 (LRI)
  • The Booking office 0116 258 3150

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