Appointment Booking Form

The Appointment Information booking form allows you to create, view and edit booking details. This displays on booking and editing an appointment.

Making an Appointment

  1. Select the Make Booking V360Appts_calendar_pencil_16 button in Reception, Patient's Appointment, Clipboard or Special Booking view.
    See - Booking an Appointment - Reception View, Book an Appointment - Patients ViewBook an Appointment - Patients View, Clipboard Overview or Special Bookings View.
  2. Select a patient. See - Select a Patient.
    The booking form displays.
  3. The Booking Form contains:

  • Date - The appointment date.
  • Start Time - The appointment time.
  • Expected Duration - The duration of the booking - this can be amended.
    See - Extending an Appointment Duration and Overrun Slots Warning.
    Note - Increased duration of an appointment is not displayed in the clinician view.
  • Booking Information - How/why the booking was made - the picklist is defined in Vision 3. (Optional)
  • Comment - Any booking comment, this can be edited. (Optional)
  • Carers - Lists all carers the patient has. Displays name and will also show the NHS number if the carer is a patient at the same practice.
  • Patients Cared For - Lists all patients (registered at the same practice) that this patient cares for. Displays surname, forename and NHS number.
  • OK & Print - confirms the booking and prints an appointment label for the patient.
  • OK - confirms the booking.

Editing an Appointment

Select the Edit Booking V360Appts_pencil_16 button in Reception, Special Booking or Patient's Appointments view.
See - Edit an Appointment.

The additional fields are:

  • Appointment Status - Booked, Arrived, In consultation, Seen or DNA.
  • Revert - Reverts the appointment status from 'Arrived' to 'Booked' or from 'In Consultation' to 'Arrived'.
  • Arrived in Surgery
  • Start Consultation
  • End Consultation
  • Actual Duration - The length of consultation.
  • Waiting Time - The amount of time between the patient's appointment time and consultation start time.
  • Booking Information - The date and time of booking and the user.