Diabetes Building

About us

We provide free diabetic eye screening for patients throughout the Birmingham, Solihull and Black Country area. We also train screeners and graders from all over the country and abroad.

Patient information

Retinopathy and Screening Visit

Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of blindness in the working population. Why is it important to be screened? Where can I be screened? What happens when I go?

Training lab

Training Courses Overview

We provide screener and grader training at all levels and have courses tailored to your level.

Research and Audits

Research / Audits

We also produce and present audits on various subject linked to diabetic retinopathy and help with research.

Screening locations

Screening Locations

You can be screened at opticians and hospitals throughout Birmingham, Solihull, the Black Country and Wolverhampton. Find out where your local ones are here.



Information about the new Diploma for Health Screeners.

Patient Screening Survey

We are currently running a survey to get feedback from patients who have recently been screened. If you have, please could you take a couple of minutes to answer some quick questions for us.

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