Currently only urgent foot screening appointment are taking place. If you have any concerns, talk to your GP or Community Podiatrist.
See our video on how to carry out foot care at home.
Please see the Foot page for more information on how to look after your feet.
Diabetic Eye Screening (DES) is a test to check for eye problems caused by diabetes, it helps prevent sight loss and is an important part of your diabetes care.
Please remember that DES does not look for other eye conditions like cataract or Glaucoma and you should continue to visit your optician regularly for an eye examination as well.
You will be sent an appointment for eye screening.
See our information sheet on what happens at your retinal screening appointment.
If you have any concerns about changes to your eyes please contact your optician. Please visit NHS Inform for more information on the newly revised eye screening intervals in Scotland.
Your HbA1c blood test, eye screening and foot checks are all part of the 15 diabetes healthcare essentials.
You might already be getting these checks, but did you know that the healthcare essentials cover things like advice on diet and a free flu jab too?
If your bloods have been requested and you are unable to get them taken at your GP practice, please contact the Phlebotomy Hub on 01324 567089 to arrange an appointment. Please note the phlebotomy hub has moved and is now based in area 4/5 in the out patient department in Forth Valley Royal Hospital.