Guidance: Diabetic eye screening: untraceable patients

Public Health England

February 27
09:30 2020

DES untraceable patient letter template


This document explains how to proceed when a patient on the diabetic eye screening (DES) cohort database is no longer traceable.

It includes:

  • an illustrated guidance pathway
  • a template letter to contact the patients general practitioner (GP)
Published 29 April 2014
Last updated 27 February 2020 +show all updates
  1. Replaced PDF guidance with an HTML version and added link to 'untraceable patient letter template'.

  2. First published.

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