Adding a GMC Number and PPA ID

To ensure prescribing staff can prescribe:  Click on Setup – Users & Policy – Staff & Organisation Setup, right click on the staff member, Amend Staff, Global Settings Tab, click the drop down arrow next to National ID, select GMC (or other relevant code) and type in the code number in the next box.  Select one of the radio buttons underneath –  Other (Locums), Consultant or GP.  Click Local Settings tab, either enter the PPA ID number for the prescriber or click Set next to Using PPA ID and select a member of staff to use the PPA ID (usually lead GP) and click OK.   Also see the Hints & Tips for User Preferences.