Additional characters for practitioner qualifications

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Increasing space in practitioner qualifications space. Currently has a 50 character limit. The director of our practice current quals are: MHSc (Pod), Grad Cert Diabetes Ed. Cert IV TAE, Dip Chiropody, Credentialed Wound Clinician - High Risk foot speciality. 
As you can see this exceeds the character limit allowed for the qualification section. It is a shame to have to cull hard earned qualifications for something as silly as a character limit.
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Emma Coombes

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Timothy, Business Care Manager

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Hi Emma. The reason why there's a character limit for practitioner qualifications is because this information needs to be printed in several different areas in Front Desk, including receipts and invoices of many different paper sizes. We're happy to review whether we can add some extra characters to the qualifications field with the space we have available. In the interim, you might try and find a way to abbreviate some of the practitioner's qualifications.
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Emma Coombes

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Even with abbreviations it will not all fit. Seems a bit of a shame to exclude quals for the sake of paper sizes. Perhaps an option for additional qualifications which can be added to letters? Ie still keep qualification section but have additional qualifications that can be pre-filled into letter templates for the sake of communication with other health practitioners. This then would omit the problem on invoices etc? Food for thought. 
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Timothy, Business Care Manager

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In this case, another solution is to create a specific letter template for this practitioner and type their full qualifications directly onto the template, rather than using the qualifications letter tag.

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Emma Coombes

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Frustrating when you have more than one practitioner ad having to have templates for each.