Within Clinical Templates there are many different 'Field Types' that are located on the left hand side of the 'Template Editor' screen. To add any fields to the template click and drag it from the left hand side to the correct position on the template.

his article will explain the different options available for the 'Date Type.' When it has been added to the template a menu will appear on the left hand side of the screen which you can see in the image below. You are able to set up different properties against this field.

Name - Putting a name here gives the date field a title on the template. Names in field types also relate to the Group Field Type.

Required - Switching this option on will make this a mandatory selection within the template.

Show Inline - Switching this option on will control if the date values will display on the same line as the other text.

Hint Text - Adding text here will display on the date box in the consultation.

Key Question - This field allows for advanced reporting.

Reporting - This option allows the date field to pull information directly from the database.

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