Diabetic eye screening: invitation and result letter templates

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Invitation letters for diabetic eye screening

These publications are template invitation letters for local NHS Diabetic Eye Screening (DES) programme providers.

Local programmes should:

Results letters for diabetic eye screening

Local DES programmes must use the template result letters to communicate with patients.

The GP letter template is suitable for use with all possible screening results.

Non diabetic retinopathy (DR) lesions

Arrangements for referrals for non DR lesions vary between programmes.

It is not appropriate to produce standard letter wording for non DR results.

When writing to patients with non DR lesions, programmes should add appropriate local wording to the relevant result letter template.

The GP result letter template includes a section for non DR lesions.

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