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Verify the identity of healthcare workers in England, such as NHS staff, when they access national clinical information systems, using the NHS Care Identity Service 2 (CIS2).
Use this API to access NHS Care Identity Service 2 (NHS CIS2) - the national service for verifying the identity of healthcare workers in England, such as NHS staff, when they access national clinical information systems. You can also get basic profile information about these end users.
You can authenticate the healthcare workers using:
a CIS smartcard - with or without the Credential Management Application
The following API is related to NHS CIS2 Care Identity Authentication API:
Spine Directory Service - LDAP API - use this API to access details of healthcare workers, including their organisation and roles that are registered in the Spine Directory Service (SDS) using our LDAP API
The following API is similar to NHS CIS2 Care Identity Authentication API:
NHS login API - use this API to access multiple digital health and social care services with a single login for patients and the public, including authentication for returning users