Accessible Patient Information For Surrey
Diabetic Eye Screening Programme

Accessible Patient Information For Surrey

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Surrey Diabetic Eye Screening Programme 

Eye screening is a key part of diabetes care to check for diabetic retinopathy, a condition that can lead to sight loss if it's not detected early and treated. Everyone aged 12 and over with diabetes receives an invitation to this service once a year.

From 1 April 2017 the Surrey diabetic eye screening programme will have a new service provider. NHS England has appointed EMIS Care to deliver the diabetic eye screening programme on their behalf.

What does this mean?

  • How you are screened and what happens in your appointment will not change.
  • Your screening appointment invites and results will continue to be sent to you and your GP.
  • EMIS Care aims to run the service in its current form, maintaining its high standards and implementing some improvements to give you the best service possible.

Contact Details (after 1 April 2017) 

Telephone: 01483 782272                                                      

Email: surrey.desp@nhs.net

This account will be active on 1 April 2017

Central Booking Office:  Surrey DESP, Farnham Hospital, Hale Road, GU9 9QL

Website: www.SURREYdesp.info

On this webpage, you can find information about the service such as screening locations, screening procedure and service updates. You can also find out more about diabetic retinopathy and eye screening.

Facebook: EMIS Care – Patient Page www.facebook.com/emiscare

Facebook is our live chat and diabetes news forum developed specifically for patients.