I’m sure we’ve all been asked for our postcode and house number when giving our address details.
It’s a quicker and more accurate way of entering an address onto the system and helps confidentiality - some patients do not like to verbally give their full address in a busy waiting room.
With the postcode finder enabled, the steps to use it are very quick and simple.
When editing a patient’s record in the Details tab, type the given postcode into the box provided as normal.
When you press the Magnifying Glass icon to the right of the postcode box, a new option appears below allowing you to select from a list of all the addresses on list for that postcode. Simply choose one from the list and the details will be entered into the relevant address fields.
Last updated on 19th June 2018