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The National Vision User Group is an independent non-profit making organisation supporting general practices that use Vision, a Windows based software package used in Primary Health Care across the United Kingdom and supplied by INPS.

It was established in 1984 and is the oldest independent user group in GP computing. It is run by users for users and helps practices to get the most out of Vision.

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National Vision User Group News


How do I enter symbols that are not on the keyboard, such as ½ or ±?

It's possible to enter these in your Vision records, but how?[more]


How do I set my opening guideline in Vision?

So you've created a good summary guideline and you want it to be shown as the first view when you open a patient record. Here's how.[more]


Do you know the difference between 171.. C/O - cough and R062. [D]Cough?

Understand Read codes better and create better structured records[more]


How do I prescribe multiple drugs linked together?

Sometimes it is appropriate to prescribe a multi-drug regime instead of just a single drug item. Here's how.[more]


Speed up viewing previously locked patient

Fed up with closing a patient on consultation manager because it is locked? Then having to re-select the patient to start a consultation? [more]


Customizing Search Printouts

When printing lists of patients from a search, previously we would write on them what they were or highlight male/female patients to sort through. They would easily get confused with other search prints, often having to be reprinted just to make sure. We would also have to keep going back and fore to the search criteria, wondering what we had actually asked to search for! But now...[more]


Managing Vision Guidelines

If your practice are active users and editors of Vision guidelines then confusion can arise. Which is the latest version? Who edited that one and when? How do I restore an old version?[more]


Reducing the cost of postage on individual letters

For a while practices have been able to send letters to a group of patients either through NVUG's DocMailer application or directly through the CFH Docmail website. However there is a new application available from CFH Docmail that allows you to send individual mail merged letters for a reduced cost as well. As well as reducing the cost of the postage, you can also save staff time and the cost of consumables as letters do not need to be printed.[more]


How do I share a search with other practices?

Sometimes, such as for requirements of the current Scottish QP, it is necessary for practices to all run searches with the same criteria. But it isn't necessary for each practice to create the search themselves[more]


Preparing for the Vision Risk Stratification and Register Manager

For English practices the Unplanned Admissions DES is important and has short deadlines for completion of some tasks. Here's one task you can start on immediately.[more]

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