In the parameter settings page there are 2 sets of parameters, each with a group of service types.
Service type information is taken from the Restricted Service Group in configuration tools and the service types configured in the web.config. If service types are configured in both places then only administrators are able to receive those appointments on the Parameters settings page.
|Parameter||Blank Allowed||0 Allowed||Min Value||Max Value||Impact if Value is Blank|
|User can book a new appointment date that is X days after current date.||Y||N||1||365||User can book new appointment anytime. This means users can book an appointment on the current date.|
|User can book appointments up to X months in advance.||N||N||1||12||NA|
|User can box X number of appointments of the same appointment type at any one time.||Y||N||!||99||User can book any number of appointments of the same type at any one time.|
|User can amend appointments that are at least X days after current date.||Y||N||1||365||User can amend an appointment anytime. This means a user can amend an appointment on the same day.|
|User can only book a new date that is at least X day after their existing appointment date.||Y||Y||0||365||
If value is blank, user can amend an existing appointment to any date. This means a user can amend an existing appointment to today.If value is 0, then it means a user can book a new appointment on the same day as an existing appointment date or later.
|User can only amend their appointment X times.||Y||Y||0||99||User can amend an appointment an unlimited number of times. If value is 0, then user can not amend an appointment.|
|User can cancel their appointment||N||NA||NA||NA||NA|
|User can only cancel appointment dates which are X days after current date||Y||N||1||365||User can cancel an appointment at any time including the same day it was created.|
From the portal Parameter Settings window administrators can set parameters settings for different service types based on the configuration of the logged patient.
The service type and appointment parameter settings are configured for the user.