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Unscheduled Downtime Event – 12th May 2017 & 13th May 2017

08:27 on Saturday the 13th May 2017

Access to the NHS ePortfolios platform at https://www.nhseportfolios.org has now been restored.

08:25 on Saturday the 13th May 2017

We have now received notification that access to the NHS ePortfolios platform can be restored and are working to action this.

06:55 on Saturday the 13th May 2017

The NHS ePortfolios platform remains offline as part of co-ordinated containment efforts.

Further information will be posted here and via the @NHSePortfolios Twitter account when we have an indication as to when the platform will be re-enabled.

22:55 on Friday the 12th May 2017

The NHS ePortfolios platform still remains offline as part of co-ordinated containment efforts.

Further information will be posted here and via the @NHSePortfolios Twitter account when we have an indication as to when the platform will be re-enabled.

20:55 on Friday the 12th May 2017

The NHS ePortfolios platform remains offline as part of co-ordinated containment efforts following the rapid spread of Malware within associated but disconnected networks.

Further information will be posted here and via the @NHSePortfolios Twitter account when we have an indication as to when the platform will be re-enabled.

18:00 on Friday the 12th May 2017

The NHS ePortfolios team within NHS Education for Scotland have complied with an official request and temporarily prevented access to the NHS ePortfolio platform at https://www.nhseportfolios.org.  This is a precautionary measure, taken to ensure the safety of users’ data.

Further information will be posted here and via the @NHSePortfolios Twitter account when we have an indication as to when the platform will be re-enabled.

 

Update for deployment on Sat 13 May 2017 (Release 24.6)

Below are the items that are to be included in Release 24.6, scheduled for deployment on Sat 13 May 2017.

Update items included in this build are:

  • 20152 – EPORTFOLIO – My Draft Forms Page / Widget
  • 22933 – EPORTFOLIO – Responsive Previews with Form Designer
  • 23194 – RCPI PCS – Update 5 forms to allow selection of 1 to 3 domains [ZEN 30548]
  • 23290 – RCPI PCS – Update to Annual Statement of Participation [ZEN 30548]
  • 23348 – EPORTFOLIO – Update default styling of top navigation
  • 23375 – EPORTFOLIO – Restyle Quicklinks Homepage Nugget
  • 23379 – EPORTFOLIO – Update styling of homepage tabs
  • 23398 – PHYSICIAN – Create new locations and specialty [ZEN 32189]
  • 23399 – PHYSICIAN – MOST COLLEGES CR2017_20 ARCP 2017_Most Colleges_Amendments [ZEN 32188]

Fixes included in this build are:

  • 23364 – EPORTFOLIO – Enable viewing of in-use picklists [ZEN 32000]
  • 23462 – EPORTFOLIO – Updates to linked signature guidance text on form handler
  • 23464 – EPORTFOLIO – Add guidance text in step 2 of ticket creation process [ZEN 32346]
  • 23480 – EPORTFOLIO – Restrict display of LTFT Status within the “Current Post” homepage widget [ZEN 32547]

Descriptions for these items are as follows:

20152 – EPORTFOLIO – My Draft Forms Page / Widget
Within all sites except RCPI and RCPIPCS, introduce a new “My Draft Forms” homepage widget and page that allows users to quickly and easily view a list of forms that have been saved in a draft state and access them to complete them.

22933 – EPORTFOLIO – Responsive Previews with Form Designer
Within all sites, in the self managed form designer, add buttons to allow users to preview the form layout at different screen widths.

23194 – RCPI PCS – Update 5 forms to allow selection of 1 to 3 domains [ZEN 30548]
For all sites, enhance the self-managed form checkbox control to allow restrictions to be placed on the number of selectable items.

23290 – RCPI PCS – Update to Annual Statement of Participation [ZEN 30548]
Within the RCPI PCS site, update the Annual Statement of Participation to ensure that it handles the selection of multiple domains.

23348 – EPORTFOLIO – Update default styling of top navigation
NHS ePortfolios Internal Item.

23364 – EPORTFOLIO – Enable viewing of in-use picklists [ZEN 32000]
Whilst in-use picklists remain non-editable, re-introduce the ability to view the contents of the now non-editable picklists.

23375 – EPORTFOLIO – Restyle Quicklinks Homepage Nugget
NHS ePortfolios Internal Item.

23379 – EPORTFOLIO – Update styling of homepage tabs
NHS ePortfolios Internal Item.

23398 – PHYSICIAN – Create new locations and specialty [ZEN 32189]
Within the PHYSICIAN site, established 14 new locations and one new speciality

23399 – PHYSICIAN – MOST COLLEGES CR2017_20 ARCP 2017_Most Colleges_Amendments [ZEN 32188]
Within the PHYSICIAN, RCR, RCOG, CEM, FICM & CSRH sites, update the ARCP Outcome Form to a new version.

23462 – EPORTFOLIO – Updates to linked signature guidance text on form handler
Resolve typo / styling issues within guidance text relating to linked signatures.

23464 – EPORTFOLIO – Add guidance text in step 2 of ticket creation process [ZEN 32346]
Update field labels in step 2 of the ticketing process, adding extra guidance text to highlight that users can either choose a listed recipient or continue to type the email address of an unlisted recipient as before.

23480 – EPORTFOLIO – Restrict display of LTFT Status within the “Current Post” homepage widget [ZEN 32547]
Hide the FT / LTFT value within the current post widget for users of sites that do not record this value at a per-post level.

Update for deployment on Sat 6 Apr 2017 (Release 24.5)

Below are the items that are to be included in Release 24.5, scheduled for deployment on Sat 6 Apr 2017.

Update items included in this build are:

  • 21247 – EPORTFOLIO – New Forms Admin Page
  • 23134 – CPD – New Limited Administrator Role [ZEN 31043]

Fixes included in this build are:

  • 23454 – EPORTFOLIO – New admin forms page bugfixes

Descriptions for these items are as follows:

21247 – EPORTFOLIO – New Forms Admin Page
Within all sites, update the form administration pages and introduce a new, improved, self managed form designer.

23134 – CPD – New Limited Administrator Role [ZEN 31043]
Within the CPD site, establish a new “CPD Limited Administrator” role.

23454 – EPORTFOLIO – New admin forms page bugfixes
NHS ePortfolios Internal Item.

Updates to display of results when searching for users

As part of Release 24.3 deployed on Saturday the 22nd April 2017, the way in which individual results are displayed when searching for users has been slightly updated, as described below.

In line with other features, a new button entitled “Select User” has been added at the far right of each result, replacing the link that was previously formed by the users name.  The tooltip that was previously accessible by hovering over the users name remains accessible, by hovering over the new “Select User” button.

An information icon has been introduced immediately following the users name that when clicked/tapped opens the “user information card”, providing quick access for both mouse and touch screen users to view the users details without fully opening the user account.

 

 

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Update for deployment on Sat 29 Apr 2017 (Release 24.4)

Below are the items that are to be included in Release 24.4, scheduled for deployment on Sat 29 Apr 2017.

Update items included in this build are:

  • 22329 – ICELAND – New site [ZEN 31709]
  • 23231 – EPORTFOLIO – Update internal caching [ZEN 31358]

Fixes included in this build are:

Descriptions for these items are as follows:

22329 – ICELAND – New site [ZEN 31709]
Establish new ICELAND site within NHS ePortfolios platform.

23231 – EPORTFOLIO – Update internal caching [ZEN 31358]
NHS ePortfolios Internal Item.

Update for deployment on Sat 22 Apr 2017 (Release 24.3)

Below are the items that are to be included in Release 24.3, scheduled for deployment on Sat 22 Apr 2017.

Update items included in this build are:

  • 21505 – PHYSICIAN – Update to RCP Exam Data Pull [ZEN 25567]
  • 22526 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of trainee details shown on supervisor homepage
  • 22916 – EPORTFOLIO – Make summary forms not creatable or readable for trainees when not released
  • 22918 – RCR – Quality Improvement Project Assessment Form [ZEN 30343]
  • 22956 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance Alerts to allow Rich Text
  • 22971 – DPH – Basic site build – Phase 2 – Spec changes since phase 1
  • 23056 – FOUNDATION – 2017 – CORE – Update to the guidance text on SLE page [ZEN 30827]
  • 23099 – RCEM – Location changes 2017 [ZEN 31055]
  • 23133 – EPORTFOLIO – Easily View/Edit forms created via tickets
  • 23159 – EPORTFOLIO – MESSAGING – Prevent reply/reply all messages to 50+ users
  • 23247 – EPORTFOLIO – Make textarea fields within forms expand to show all text.
  • 23272 – EPORTFOLIO – Override default warning colour scheme
  • 23326 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of user details shown in recently accessed users lists
  • 23327 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of user details shown when adding message recipients
  • 23328 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of trainee details shown on a selected users supervised trainees page
  • 23329 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of user search results
  • 23346 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of user details in switch selected user’ feature
  • 23376 – EPORTFOLIO – Update links to Help Centre

Fixes included in this build are:

  • 23297 – EPORTFOLIO – Adjust sizing of page headers on narrow screen widths [ZEN 31692]
  • 23386 – UNDERGRADUATE – BUCKINGHAM – Educational Agreement form obeys post lockout rule when it should not [ZEN 31902]
  • 23400 – EPORTFOLIO – On the User Information Card, show all roles and role locations

Descriptions for these items are as follows:

21505 – PHYSICIAN – Update to RCP Exam Data Pull [ZEN 25567]
Within the PHYSICIAN site, update the interface to the MRCP database to better support Icelandic trainees without GMC numbers.

22526 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of trainee details shown on supervisor homepage
Within all sites, provide link to user information card for trainees listed on supervisor home pages.

22916 – EPORTFOLIO – Make summary forms not creatable or readable for trainees when not released
NHS ePortfolios Internal Item.

22918 – RCR – Quality Improvement Project Assessment Form [ZEN 30343]
Within the RCR site, establish a new “Quality Improvement Project” assessment form.

22956 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance Alerts to allow Rich Text
Within all sites, update the Alerts facility to allow administrators to utilise rich text styling (e.g. bold, italic, underline etc) and insert links within alert messages

22971 – DPH – Basic site build – Phase 2 – Spec changes since phase 1
Within the DPH site, restrict access to features by users of the DPH Deanery Admin role and correct text within the “Report on Academic Progress” form.

23056 – FOUNDATION – 2017 – CORE – Update to the guidance text on SLE page [ZEN 30827]
Within the FOUNDATION site, update the guidance text for SLE’s to reflect the FP Curriculum 2016, as provided by UKFPO.

23099 – RCEM – Location changes 2017 [ZEN 31055]
Within the RCEM site, rename “Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust” and “South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust” to “Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust” and “Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (TSDFT)”

23133 – EPORTFOLIO – Easily View/Edit forms created via tickets
Within all sites, update the Ticket Overview page to enable users to quickly and easily view forms that have been created from tickets.

23159 – EPORTFOLIO – MESSAGING – Prevent reply/reply all messages to 50+ users
With all sites that have access to messaging features, prevent the creation of new messages with 50+ recipients in the TO and/or CC fields via the Reply/Reply All feature.

23247 – EPORTFOLIO – Make textarea fields within forms expand to show all text.
When completing a self-managed form, make mutli-line text fields expand to accommodate additional text as it is provided by the user.

23272 – EPORTFOLIO – Override default warning colour scheme
NHS ePortfolios Internal Item.

23297 – EPORTFOLIO – Adjust sizing of page headers on narrow screen widths [ZEN 31692]
Within all sites, apply responsive styling to page titles, reducing the vertical space used by this standard page element on narrow screens.

23326 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of user details shown in recently accessed users lists
Within all sites, in the recently accessed user tab, add an icon providing access to the user information card.

23327 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of user details shown when adding message recipients
Within all sites that have access to messaging features, update the display of user information to use the commonly used user information card.

23328 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of trainee details shown on a selected users’ supervised trainees page
Within all sites, provide link to user information card for trainees listed on the supervised trainees page when viewing a supervisor account..

23329 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of user search results
Within all sites, update the layout of user search results, including adding a link to view the user information card for the user direct from the search results page.

23346 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of user details in switch selected user feature
Within all sites, provide link to user information card for users listed within the switch selected user feature.

23376 – EPORTFOLIO – Update links to Help Centre
Within all sites, update existing links to Help Centre content.

23386 – UNDERGRADUATE – BUCKINGHAM – Educational Agreement form obeys post lockout rule when it should not [ZEN 31902]
Within the UNDERGRADUATE site, update the permissions for the Educational Agreement form available to users within the BUCKINGHAM location.

23400 – EPORTFOLIO – On the User Information Card, show all roles and role locations
Within all sites, ensure that the user information card shows details of all roles from all sites.

Update for deployment on Sat 08 Apr 2017 (Release 24.2)

Below are the items that are to be included in Release 24.2, scheduled for deployment on Sat 08 Apr 2017.

Update items included in this build are:

  • 22017 – EPORTFOLIO – Proof-of-concept – pre-rendering of FilledForm HTML
  • 22652 – NES NMHP – Data transfer from v2 to v3 [ZEN 29170]
  • 22653 – NES NMHP – PDF data from v2 to v3
  • 22654 – NES NMHP – Personal Library transfer from v2 to v3
  • 22715 – NES NMHP – V2 to V3 Data Migration
  • 23156 – NES NMHP – Alter Career Long site to READ access only

Descriptions for these items are as follows:

22017 – EPORTFOLIO – Proof-of-concept – pre-rendering of FilledForm HTML
NHS ePortfolios Internal Item.

22652 – NES NMHP – Data transfer from v2 to v3 [ZEN 29170]
Within the NMHP site, for all NandM Nurse and NandM Midwife role users, perform a structured migration of 21 forms to TURAS.

22653 – NES NMHP – PDF data from v2 to v3
Within the NMHP site, for all NandM Nurse and NandM Midwife role users, establish PDF versions of 28 forms and copy to associated TURAS account.

22654 – NES NMHP – Personal Library transfer from v2 to v3
Within the NMHP site, for all NandM Nurse and NandM Midwife role users, copy personal library files to associated TURAS account.

22715 – NES NMHP – V2 to V3 Data Migration
Umbrella item for the migration of NMHP data from NHS ePortfolios to TURAS Portfolio.

23156 – NES NMHP – Alter Career Long site to READ access only
For the NMHP site, make all user access read-only in preparation for the migration of data to TURAS.

Update for deployment on Sat 18 Mar 2017 (Release 24.1)

Below are the items that are to be included in Release 24.1, scheduled for deployment on Sat 18 Mar 2017.

The update item included in this build is:

  • 23042 – RCP – MOST COLLEGES – New ARCP forms 2017 [ZEN 30819]

The description for this item is as follows:

23042 – RCP – MOST COLLEGES – New ARCP forms 2017 [ZEN 30819]
Within the PHYSICIAN, RCR, RCOG, CEM, FICM & CSRH sites, update the ARCP Outcome Form to a new version.

Update for deployment on Sat 04 Mar 2017 (Release 24.0)

Below are the items that are to be included in Release 24.0, scheduled for deployment on Sat 04 Mar 2017.

Update items included in this build are:

  • 22075 – UNDERGRADUATE – Change Academic Mentor to Professional Mentor [ZEN 27192]
  • 22331 – EPORTFOLIO – Supervisor “My Activity” Feature
  • 22332 – EPORTFOLIO – Supervisor “My Trainee Activity” feature
  • 22525 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of supervisor details shown on trainee homepage
  • 22527 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of supervisor details when administering posts
  • 22574 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of supervisor details shown on selected trainee homepage
  • 22770 – EPORTFOLIO – User Info Popup
  • 23029 – RCEM – Programme Extension [ZEN 30644]
  • 23172 – NES NM – Amend Mentor admin rights [ZEN 31225]
  • 23200 – EPORTFOLIO – Improve performance of FilledForm.cs within the Domain project
  • 23241 – UNDERGRADUATE – UCL – Update permissions on the MiniPAT Summary form [ZEN 31475]

Fixes included in this build are:

  • 23160 – EPORTFOLIO – Invalid User ID stored in AttentionItems [ZEN 31210]
  • 23162 – RCEM – Incorrect titles displayed on Logbook of Procedures Overview page [ZEN 31213]
  • 23207 – EPORTFOLIO – Unable to easily view full pre-fill values for tickets

Descriptions for these items are as follows:

22075 – UNDERGRADUATE – Change Academic Mentor to Professional Mentor [ZEN 27192]
Within the UNDERGRADUATE site, rename the “UMeP Academic Mentor” role to “UMeP Professional Mentor”, retire the “Meeting with Academic Mentor” form, create a new “Meeting with Professional Mentor” form and update textual references throughout the site.

22331 – EPORTFOLIO – Supervisor “My Activity” Feature
Within all sites, introduce an “Activity” tab for users of supervisor style roles as per that which is currently available to trainee style roles.

22332 – EPORTFOLIO – Supervisor “My Trainee Activity” feature
Within all sites, establish a “My Trainee Activity” facility for users of supervisor style roles, enabling them to view a combined overview of activity by all assigned trainees without individually opening each ePortfolio.

22525 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of supervisor details shown on trainee homepage
Within all sites, update trainee homepages, replacing existing tooltip when hovering over supervisor names with an information icon that when clicked opens the “User Information Card”.

22527 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of supervisor details when administering posts
Within all sites, update the post administration pages to include links to “User Information Cards”, assisting with the selection of the appropriate supervisor accounts.

22574 – EPORTFOLIO – Enhance display of supervisor details shown on selected trainee homepage
Within all sites, update trainee homepages viewed by non-Trainees, replacing existing tooltip when hovering over supervisor names with an information icon that when clicked opens the “User Information Card”.

22770 – EPORTFOLIO – User Info Popup
Establish new “User Information Card” containing key details about an existing user account.

23029 – RCEM – Programme Extension [ZEN 30644]
Within the RCEM site, set the programme end date for all current programmes to the 1st August 2026.

23160 – EPORTFOLIO – Invalid User ID stored in AttentionItems [ZEN 31210]
Within all sites, resolve an issue that would prevent the display of the Attention Items overview page.

23162 – RCEM – Incorrect titles displayed on Logbook of Procedures Overview page [ZEN 31213]
Within the RCEM site, resolve issue whereby titles were not correctly displayed for “Other” items on the Logbook of Procedures overview page.

23172 – NES NM – Amend Mentor admin rights [ZEN 31225]
Within the NM site, restrict access to account related functionality for NM Mentor Administrators from 32 named individuals to 4 named individuals.

23200 – EPORTFOLIO – Improve performance of FilledForm.cs within the Domain project
NHS ePortfolios Internal Item.

23207 – EPORTFOLIO – Unable to easily view full pre-fill values for tickets
Within all sites, resolve an issue whereby it was not possible to view onscreen fully the pre-fill values on existing ticket requests.

23241 – UNDERGRADUATE – UCL – Update permissions on the MiniPAT Summary form [ZEN 31475]
Within the UNDERGRADUATE site, grant permission to UMEP Administrator role users to create and release MiniPAT Summary forms, retaining requirement for 4 completed MiniPAT forms to allow release.

Update for deployment on Sat 18 Feb 2017 (Release 23.9)

Below are the items that are to be included in Release 23.9, scheduled for deployment on Sat 18 Feb 2017.

Update items included in this build are:

  • 21534 – PHYSICIAN – Style Custom Forms to match Form Design Guidelines
  • 22710 – EPORTFOLIO – Move Dental PAQs importer to the Commands project
  • 22726 – EPORTFOLIO – Ticket Assessor Unsubscribe Part 2
  • 22963 – FOUNDATION – 2016 – TAG – Update to Foundation Assessments (TAB) page [ZEN 30492]
  • 22966 – EPORTFOLIO – Integrate v2 within the v3 portal (SSO)

Fixes included in this build are:

  • 23061 – EPORTFOLIO – Prevent double submission of support form
  • 23119 – EPORTFOLIO – PickList admin page shows an item is not in use when it is

Descriptions for these items are as follows:

21534 – PHYSICIAN – Style Custom Forms to match Form Design Guidelines
Within the PHYSICIAN site, update the styling of all custom forms to match the form design guidelines.

22710 – EPORTFOLIO – Move Dental PAQs importer to the Commands project
NHS ePortfolios Internal Item.

22726 – EPORTFOLIO – Ticket Assessor Unsubscribe Part 2
Within ALL sites, ensure that users are blocked from sending ticket requests to email addresses specified by individuals who have stated that they no longer wish to receive *any* further ticket requests.

22963 – FOUNDATION – 2016 – TAG – Update to Foundation Assessments (TAB) page [ZEN 30492]
Within the FOUNDATION site, update the TAB overview page such that the release of a successful TAB Summary Form over-rides the “INCOMPLETE” indicator on the TAB overview page.

22966 – EPORTFOLIO – Integrate v2 within the v3 portal (SSO)
NHS ePortfolios Internal Item.

23061 – EPORTFOLIO – Prevent double submission of support form
Prevent double-clicking the “Submit support request” button from submitting the same support request twice, by accident.

23119 – EPORTFOLIO – PickList admin page shows an item is not in use when it is
Ensure that the PickList admin page correctly identifies PickLists that are in use and prevent administrators from being able to edit the content of those in use.