How will our data be migrated to the new system?
For existing FormularyComplete customers there will be a tool to support you with migration of your existing formulary to the new product. This migration tool will allow you to update your formulary in manageable sections. We will send you detailed instructions to guide you through the migration process and support you throughout the transition.
Will we have to update our formulary on both the current and new versions during the changeover period?
We are mindful that the BNF now has a different content structure from that on the current version of FormularyComplete. Consequently, we expect there to be a period of time when you will be using the current product while migrating your formulary. Your transition plan could, for example, include:
- Ensure your current formulary is up to date
- Inform your IT department of the forthcoming changes - they may need to help you, e.g. with IP address information and setting up a link on your intranet
- Migrate existing formulary content using the migration tool
- Communicate the availability of the new product to your users
- Start using the new product
Do we have a choice as to when we make the switch?
Yes, as we will provide product updates for the existing FormularyComplete as normal for an initial transition period. However, we would advise that you plan to make the migration as early as possible to allow you the maximum time to make any adjustments to the content you feel are necessary.
How long will you go on supporting the current product?
Product updates will be provided as usual for an initial transition period and we will continue to support the current product during this time.
Can we go on using the old FC without the BNF updates?
We would always advise our users to access the most up-to-date version of the BNF content available to them to ensure they have the latest information. Regular product updates will keep the BNF content current while you migrate to the new product.
How often will updates be applied to the new version of FormularyComplete and how will the updates work?
Monthly BNF updates will be applied automatically, ensuring your content is kept up to date and removing the need for you to install quarterly updates, as the current product requires.