dispensing:diagnoses

The Diagnoses functionality allows you to quickly save a diagnosis on a patient’s prescription.

Select the Diagnoses icon from the Special tab on the mSupply navigator window.

This will open the Show diagnoses window with a list of all diagnoses.

  • The list will initially be ordered by date created. However, the list can be sorted by the ICD code or ICD description by clicking on the respective column header.
  • You can use the search box to search for a diagnoses using either an ICD code or the ICD description.

Standard mSupply search functionality applies when searching for diagnoses.

The list can be filtered using the Show drop-down box on the top right of the window:

  • All: active and inactive diagnoses.
  • Active: diagnoses that have not yet reached their specified valid till date.
  • Inactive: diagnoses that have passed their specified valid till date. Inactive diagnoses will not appear in other windows, and cannot be saved to a patient prescription.

Click on the New diagnosis button on the top-left of the window to add a new diagnosis.

Enter the ICD Code and Description. Please note:

  • Both code and description boxes are mandatory.
  • mSupply does not check the data entry in these boxes. Please double-check that you have entered the information correctly.

Enter the Valid till date. You can use the date selection tool by clicking on the calendar to the right of the box.

  • The date entered determines how long the diagnosis will remain active.
  • The valid till field is non-mandatory. Leaving this field blank results in the code remaining permanently active.

You must first enable store preferences to allow diagnosis selection on prescriptions.

From the Special tab or menu item, select Stores, and then select the store that you wish to allow diagnosis selection. Select the Preferences tab on the Edit Store window.

Select Allow users to choose diagnoses on prescription.

Save by selecting OK.

As a result, when you create a new prescription, you will be able to select a diagnoses using a drop-down box. The drop-down box will display and allow selection of any active diagnoses.

The diagnosis selected will be saved against the prescription together with all other information provided in the Prescription Entry window.



  • Last modified: 2020/11/27 01:59
  • by rowena