System Parameters - Appointments

Use the Appointments tab to set appointment horizons, grace periods and online bookings.

The following system parameters are available on the Appointments tab.

Table 1. Appointments System Parameters
Parameter Description
General Appointment Settings
  • Default Appointment Horizon Days - for each Appointment Session Template, the number of days ahead that your organisation can book an appointment. Enter a value from 0 to 373 inclusive, or null.
  • Grace period for late appointments (minutes) - patients who are late for an appointment by more that the Grace Period are normally queued after those who arrived on time. If you want to use this functionality, enter a value in minutes.
Online Appointment Booking Settings If the Online Appointment Booking module is enabled, set which program rights are available for appointments for online appointment booking services.