These are the APIs which are currently available, or in development, from NHS Digital. If you're looking for API standards, or other reference materials, try our Developer A-Z.
Spine-supported Ambulance messaging.
The Assessment Discharge and Withdrawal (ADW) specification defines a number of messages to support the exchange of structured information between healthcare and social care organisations.
Information for developers - message definitions and interactions required to support the rollout of the Child Protection Information Sharing (CP-IS) system.
Learn how to build standard APIs for Clinical Decision Support Systems.
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Transfer end-of-life documents between GP and palliative care systems
Pass pathology messages securely and effectively
Spine-supported messaging that supports the requesting of diagnostic imaging procedures, Diagnostic Imaging department encounters, and diagnostic imaging reports in response to requests.
The Child Health Events contain information meaningful to those managing the personal health of themselves or their families, professionals providing direct care to children and young people and those managing the health of populations.
Exchange of maternity records between different care providers
The digital medicines specification supports FHIR messages to support pharmacy information flows.
Retrieve service information about a wide range of health and care services in England
Spine-supported messaging that supports the communication of Discharge reports.
Access the Electronic Prescription Service to send prescriptions from GP surgeries to pharmacies using our HL7 V3 API.
Read-only interface to track information about a patient's prescription
Spine-supported messaging that supports the communication of Emergency Department reports.
Transfer end-of-life records using the FHIR standard
Share medication requests between electronic hospital patient medicines administration (ePMA) systems and hospital pharmacy or stock control systems.
Make referrals from primary to secondary care using our FHIR API.
Receive referrals for secondary care using our HL7 V3 API.
Spine-supported Mental Health-related messaging.
Exchange messages and files between providers
Capture patient preferences for sharing of data by healthcare organisations
Allows patient-centric event messages including birth notifications, change of address, change of GP, death notifications, professional contacts, and vaccinations to be published from one system, and distributed between subscribers
Share pathology results in NHS primary and secondary care settings
Implement national failsafe alerts
Locate and share patient records across the health and care system
Manage GP registrations and other patient data in NHAIS.
Use our APIs and widgets to syndicate official NHS information about conditions, health news, medicines, and more.
Spine-supported NHS 111-related messaging.
Find developer information for NHS Identity, including services offered and how to integrate and use NHS Identity, along with other help and support.
Access patients' personal information, such as name, date of birth and address, using our FHIR-compliant RESTful API.
Access patients' personal information, such as name, date of birth and address using our HL7 V3 API.
Access patients' personal information, such as name, date of birth and address using our Spine Mini Service Provider (SMSP) API.
Search for free slots and book appointments through NHS scheduling
Access data in the Spine Directory Service using our LDAP API.
Access patients' summary care records using our FHIR API.
Access patients' summary care records using our HL7 V3 API.