What is the COVID signpost?
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, a COVID Signpost has been included in preGP. It is an notification that will pick up if a patient types in a COVID-related symptom for an Appointment Reason while booking via the myGP app. A few COVID-related symptoms according to the NHS are:
- high temp
- short of breath
- shortness of breath
- dry cough
If a COVID Signpost picks up, preGP will assign the following notification:
Patients would then have the option to click Learn More and be directed to the NHS.uk web site for further information, or choose Skip and keep the appointment booked in.