PATCHS 1.33 includes the features described below:
PS-1245 All patient messaging (PS-1443, PS-1268 & PS-1265)
Practices are now able to send ad-hoc messages and video consultation invitations to patients without a PATCHS account at their practice.
PS-1309 Patient Ethnicity
A patient ethnicity field has been added to the registration & change details forms
PS-1321 Patient name formatting
Patient names are now capitalised on the Change details forms
PS-1444 Telephone number validation
Telephone number validation has now been applied to phone numbers on Registration & Change details forms
PS-1447 Welcome email salutation for clinical staff users
The welcome email for clinical staff users no longer includes a title, it now addresses them by first name and surname only.
Inbox and Patient List Search
PS-1219 Inbox and patient search messages
Inbox and patient search messages have been updated to ensure consistency, particularly when a search returns no matches.
Patient messaging and video scheduling
PS-1092 Automatic refresh of staff-patient messaging
The request chat (staff) and patient chatbot pages now automatically refresh to show when a patient/practice has replied.
PS-1273 Patients can now access video invitations and messages without logging in
Patients can now access messages and video directly from a link, without needing to log into PATCHS.
PS-1296 Error message for invalid mobile number
An error message is shown if a practice chooses to send a message or schedule a video consultation via SMS and the mobile number is invalid.
PS-1437 SMS – fail to send message
An error message is now shown if an SMS message fails to send.
PS-1306 Translation enabled for questionnaires
Language translation has now been enabled for patient questionnaires.
PS-1421 Opening questionnaire link in a new tab (bug fix)
Questionnaire response links now open in a new tab without requiring a user login.