Increase the number of optometrist referrals of people living with diabetes
About this activity
Use the QI template below to boost general practice referrals to optometrists for patients living with diabetes.
- Review GPMP templates to ensure that there is a section for eye health. If eye health screening is missing, update your templates and make them available in your clinical software.
- Add eye health screening questions to care plans and heart health assessments.
- Send reminders to patients due for an eye health check with their nominated optometrist.
- Establish your local optometrist referral networks using HealthPathways Melbourne
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