Sending an SMS to an individual patient

Within Vision+ you can send a free-text SMS message to an individual patient.

To send an SMS text message:

  1. Open Consultation Manager and select your patient.
  2. Either:
    • From the Vision+ floating toolbar , select SMS Message:


    • From the Windows Notification Area, right click Vision+ and select SMS Message:

  3. Enter your message in the SMS message template screen:

  4. If the patient has a blank or invalid mobile number, or has declined SMS messages the following prompt displays:

    If successful the patient sees the following message:

An appropriate clinical term records in the patient's record when a text message is sent via this method:

The message content records in the comments:

View the following video to see how to send an Ad Hoc Text Message to a patient:


Sending an Ad Hoc Text Message (0:40)

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