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Recipe Name:

Identify pregnant patients


Pregnant patients have been identified as high risk group for Covid-19 complications



All patients currently listed as pregnant on your system

Recipe Limitations:

This recipe relies on your records of patients being pregnant are accurate. A pregnancy needs to be completed in your clinical

system, otherwise the patient will remain listed as pregnant. To complete a pregnancy, an outcome has to be recorded.

CAT Starting Point:

  1. CAT Open
  2. Population Extract Loaded and Extract Pane "Hidden"
  3. OPTIONAL ONLY{*}: Filter Pane Open and, under the General Tab, "Active Patients (3x < 2 years)" selected

*The decision to select either "Active" or "All" patients is left to the practice to make

In the Filters Pane:

  In the "Risk Factors" tab select "Pregnancy" 



Click "Recalculate"  


Click the 'View population' icon to see a list of all patients currently listed as pregnant.

To Export Patient List to Microsoft Excel:

1.  Click on the “Export Icon”  at the top of the Patient Reidentification window.

2.  Click on “Excel”

3.   Choose a file name and a location to save to (eg. Create a folder C:/ClinicalAudit/CAT Patient FollowUp)

4.  Click “Save”


The steps above will produce a list of patients with contact details in MS Excel which can then be used to:

1.   Go back through the individual patient records in the GP Clinical Desktop System (CDS) and update known records

2.  Phone patients to update their record

3.  Produce a mail merge to recall patients for follow up