Use this API to access Directory of Services (DoS) information on a wide range of health and care services across England.
You can search for services based on a combination of parameters:
- find an appropriate list of services for a specific clinical need
- get technical endpoint information for a given service, using a service ID or ODS code
- obtain capacity information for specified hospitals or wards, using a service ID or ODS code
This service is widely used in an Urgent and Emergency Care context using NHS Pathways outcomes. For example, NHS 111 use it to find a service in real-time with the capacity to help a patient with given symptoms, within range of a given location.
You need a valid DoS account to use this API.
Last edited: 16 December 2022 4:46 pm