The following support video will guide you how to access and use the Coronavirus COVID-19 template on EMIS Web.


For a summary of all of our Coronavirus COVID-19 resources, please see here.


If you have Resource Publisher, you will have access to this already. If not, you can download this template from the Ardens Portal. This template is free to download and use by anyone.


To download:

  • Click on the download link above to access the Ardens-QMasters Portal.
  • Enter your Practice name or National Code using the field provided.
  • Click on the Download COVID-19 Template link.
  • Save the file to a secure location (do not open the file, this will only be recognised in EMIS Web).


To import:

  • Open your EMIS system and navigate to the Template Manager module.
  • Ensure the Templates & Protocols tab is selected and select a suitable folder.
  • Click on the Import button located on the EMIS ribbon.
  • Locate the file and click on Open.
  • The template will now be imported to the selected folder.


To access the template:

Once imported the template can be searched for in either of the following ways:

  • Click on the Run Template option within a consultation.
  • Click on the Data using Template option outside of a consultation


Clicking on either of the options above will display the Template Picker screen. Search for the 'Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Ardens-QMasters)' template using the search box provided or folder navigation pane. Select the template and click on OK.



The template has been broken down by pages on the left-hand side, navigate to the page required.


This will provide all of the important information to provide an accurate and efficient assessment of the risks around any suspected case, along with management guidelines.


Given the speed that the situation is developing, this template is being monitored and updated constantly with each update to the PHE guidance.


This template currently has a number of different useful pages, including a 'Remote Clinical Assessment' page, a 'Reception assessment' page and a 'Care Planning' page.


Complete the template using the required fields and ensure you save the information, using the Save Template option.



If you require any further assistance on the process above, please contact Ardens-QMasters support on: support-emis@ardens.org.uk