Adding an Issue by Hand MED3

Important - Issued by Hand MED3 entries can be recorded by any member of staff. However, only GPs can print them.

If you have issued a MED3 by hand for any reason, you should record the details on the patient record.

To add an Issue by Hand MED3:

  1. From Consultation Manager , select the patient and open a consultation if required.
  2. Create a new MED3 data entry in the usual way, see Adding a MED3 for details.
  3. From Type, select Issued by hand.
  4. Select an appropriate Read Term from the drop-down menu.
  5. Complete the rest of the form as required.
  6. Select OK to save and close.
Note - If printed an ISSUED BY HAND watermark is added to the printout, see Appendix. Issued by Hand MED3 statements cannot be duplicated.
Note – To print this topic select Print in the top right corner and follow the on-screen prompts.