Ardens has created a Clinical Safety Protocol Document template for patients who are taking corticosteroid medications.  This document includes a Steroid Emergency Card (Adult) for the patient to print and carry with them.


The available Clinical Safety Protocol Document is:

  • Corticosteroid Monitoring - for further details on the Ardens NPSA resources, please see the following support article

To use the document template, access the relevant patient record either:

  • Within a consultation - select Document > Create letter
  • From the patient record - select Add > Document > Create letter


This will display the New Patient Letter screen.


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Click on the magnify glass icon to search for the relevant document template.


This will display the Find Document Templates screen.

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Search for the document template using the search box provided (alternatively, for Resource Publisher sites, select Shared Folders > Ardens National Documents folder > Clinical Safety Protocol docs. For Template Manager sites, under the Hierarchy tab, select the Ardens Docs folder > Clinical Safety Protocol docs).



Double click on the document to launch.


The following example shows the Corticosteroid Monitoring document.  

Once open within a patient record, the document will include the patient’s name, date of birth, NHS number, address and telephone numbers, as well as the current date.


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When you have fully completed the document, click on the File option at the top left of the screen to save to the patient record and to print, as required.  


Once the document has been saved to the patient record, if you wish to email the document, select the Documents tab of the patient record. 


Double click on the relevant document to open.


At the bottom right of the screen, use the options for emailing.



If you are using Microsoft Outlook, click on the Send > via Email option to open an email in Outlook, with the letter attached.


If you are not using Microsoft Outlook, click on the Export button to save the document to a secure location. This can then be selected as an attachment to your email.


If you require any further assistance on the process above, please contact Ardens support on: