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This API can only be used where there is a legal basis to do so. Make sure you have a valid use case before you go too far with your development.
You must do this before you can go live (see ‘Onboarding’ below).
The following APIs are related to this one:
Summary Care Record - FHIR API - use this API to access a patient's Summary Care Record (SCR), an electronic record of important patient information created from GP medical records, using our FHIR API. It also has endpoints enabling you to get and set access permissions, the same as this ACS API.
Summary Care Record - HL7 V3 API - use this API to access a patient's Summary Care Record (SCR), an electronic record of important patient information created from GP medical records, using our HL7 V3 API.
For some activities, the end user must be authorised to perform that activity.
The API itself does not perform any authorisation checks. Rather, the calling system is expected to perform them. The authorisation rules are specified in our national Role Based Access Control (RBAC) database.