To send an SMS message to a patient:

1. Log into Accurx Web, using your nhs.net or nhs.uk credentials.

2. Click on 'Patient Search'

3. Enter the patient's NHS number and Date of birth and click '🔎'

4. You should now be able to see more details about your patient. Click Message Patient. ⬇️

5. Start composing a message to the patient, or choose a pre-written template from the 'Message templates' drop-down. To add an attachment to the message click 'Attach', and you can use the toggle to allow the patient to respond to you with text or up to 5 attachments. When you want to send the message click 'Send'.

That's it! See here for how to save your message to the patient's medical record. Find out more about attaching documents to the message and how it works for the patient here.

Tip: find out how to create your own message templates here

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