Latest (iOS) release notes

v2.7.0 - 25 Feb 2021

This release contains the following features:

  • Smart Pharmacies pilot launch in certain areas of England.
  • Ability to nominate a Smart Pharmacy.
  • Smart Pharmacy when nominated and activated, enables a user to track their repeat medication orders and recieve updates of the order status from the GP practice and pharamacy.
  • Smart Pharmacy profile page to be available to the Patient Access users within the repeat medication section.
  • NEW UI to view and follow your repeat medication orders.

v2.6.10 - 17 January 2021

This release contains the following features:

  • Introduction of a new module "Your Reads", that makes a variety of health articles and information available to Patient Access users.
  • Users can customise the content they wish to see within their account.
  • Users can follow and unfollow the various categories to be able to read articles that are relevant to them.

v2.6.9 - 29 October 2020

This release contains the following features:

  • Enhanced security at login with support for setting up a Memorable Word.
  • Enhanced security by not allowing common and easily guessable passwords.

v2.6.8 - 8 October 2020

This release contains the following features:

  • Support for multiple promo cards and banners in all Patient Access apps.
  • Numerous user feedback changes, tooltips, copies, icons, etc. for remote appointments, from browsing to booking and attending the appointment.
  • Filtering the care providers based on various appointment types.
  • Support for providers like Ascenti to be able to book but not join video appointments via Patient Access.
  • Service catalog UX enhancements to separate GP and non GP appointments.
  • Abandoned cart notifications for users who leave the booking mid journey.
  • Support in Flu eligibility checked to two distinct services for the NHS flu jab for over and under 65, to cater for availability per age group.

v2.6.7 - 3 September 2020

This release contains the following features:

  • Updated Flu eligibility questionnaire and outcomes to follow latest guidelines around NHS flu vaccination eligibility.

v2.6.6 - 6 August 2020

This release contains the following features:

  • Prompt for enabling push notifications in native apps and surrounding screens.
  • Sending push notifications for non GP appointments and reminders around it.
  • Communication preferences settings screen redesign for push notifications.
  • Capturing reason of non GP appointments where relevant.
  • Improved messaging for SSO Sign in issues when users are logged out in various scenarios.

v2.6.5 - 12 July 2020

This release includes various enhancements and bug fixes:

  • Support for various services to be available as different appointment types. (Face to face, Video and Telephone).
  • Enhancements around map search behaviour.
  • User messaging improvements within appointments module.
  • Security enhancements in the apps around signing in.

v2.6.4 - 17 June 2020

This release includes various enhancements and bug fixes:

  • Users can now change their GP practice linkage from within the app when they move from one practice to another.
  • Signing up to newsletters made easier.
  • User message improvements within GP appointment module.
  • Bug fix around zoom level within map view.
  • Bug fix around repeat medication request.

v2.6.2 - 3 June 2020

This release includes various enhancements and bug fixes:

  • Online providers are now supported for telephonic and video consultations.
  • User message improvements around GP appointment reason and GP practice linkage.

v2.6.1 - 23 May 2020

This release includes various enhancements and bug fixes:

  • Single sign on authentication mechanism is enabled.
  • Various security enhancements around app usage and authentication.
  • Verifying your email address is now mandatory.
  • Introduction of Coronavirus hub with all relevant COVID-19 information in one place.
  • Search enhancements are made within services catalogue.
  • Bug fix within health advice search.

v2.5.4 - 23 April 2020

This release includes various enhancements and bug fixes:

  • Introducing telephone appointment service now bookable with Pharmacies.
  • Improved discoverability of new services.
  • Character limit increased for Repeat medication request message.
  • Minor enhancements around Pharmacy Video appointments.
  • Improved messaging during registration and linking to practice.

v2.5.3 - 27 March 2020

This release includes various enhancements and bug fixes:

  • Ability to book and join video appointments at Pharmacies.
  • Security enhancements around password rules.

v2.5.2 - 16 March 2020

  • Security updates.

v2.5.1 - 13 March 2020

This release includes various enhancements and bug fixes:

  • Video appointments enhancements around error handling and logging.
  • Home page banner enhancements around corona virus advice.

v2.5.0 - 29 February 2020

This release includes various enhancements and bug fixes:

  • Search service feature now available on service listing page.
  • Various user messages improvements.
  • Physiotherapy follow up appointments price fix.
  • Performance fixes around loading dashboard.
  • Fix for the crash in map view and health advice.
  • Empty card fix under GP Appointments.

v2.4.12 - 7 February 2020

This release includes various enhancements and bug fixes:

  • Enhancement around the promo card and promo banner redirection.
  • Bug fix around the missing back arrow and associated app freeze.

v2.4.11 - 24 January 2020

This release includes various enhancements and bug fixes:

  • GP Practice appointment types are made available on appointments page.
  • A Recently Booked section is introduced for appointments for quick rebooking.
  • Date format is made consistent across main modules.
  • Minor enhancements within messaging module.
  • Fixed a bug around unresponsive links on some web pages.
  • Fixed a bug around the app freezing while opening certain GP appointments.

v2.4.10 - 22 January 2020

This release includes various enhancements and bug fixes:

  • GP Practice appointment types are made available on appointments page.
  • A Recently Booked section is introduced for appointments for quick rebooking.
  • Date format is made consistent across main modules.
  • Minor enhancements within messaging module.
  • Fixed a bug around unresponsive links on some web pages.
  • Fixed a bug around the app freezing while opening certain GP appointments.

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