On 1 April 2018, the Heart of England and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS foundation trusts merged.
The screening programme is still being run by the same people and the same locations. There are no changes for patients or course attendees.
Our General/Patient Enquiries email address has changed to firstname.lastname@example.org though emails to the old address will be redirected for a short while.
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.
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?
We provide screener and grader training at all levels and have courses tailored to your level.
We also produce and present audits on various subject linked to diabetic retinopathy and help with research.
You can be screened at opticians and hospitals throughout Birmingham, Solihull, the Black Country and Wolverhampton. Find out where your local ones are here.
UPDATE: New sites are now also screening
Information about the new Diploma for Health Screeners.