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These are the APIs which are currently available, or in development, from NHS Digital. It includes API standards defined by us. If you're looking for other standards or reference materials, try our Developer A-Z

11 results

Include deprecated and retired APIs


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Alerts - HL7 V3 API

Send an alert to a Privacy Officer so they can audit whether access to a patient’s data was appropriate.

Information Governance Community health Hospital Mental Health Pharmacy GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 OOH GP HL7 V3 Has adaptor API Service Central

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Child Protection - Information Sharing - HL7 V3 API

Access child protection information from Child Protection - Information Sharing (CP-IS) using our HL7 V3 API.

Access to Records Key Care Information Community health Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient Social Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services A&E / Emergency Department OOH GP HL7 V3 Has adaptor API Service Central

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Electronic Prescription Service - HL7 V3 API

Access the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) to send prescriptions from prescribers such as GPs to dispensers such as pharmacies using our HL7 V3 API.

Prescribing Dispensing Community health A&E / Emergency Department GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care A&E / Emergency Department OOH GP HL7 V3 Has adaptor API Service Central

e-Referral Service - HL7 V3 API

Create paperless referrals or manage appointment slots in secondary care using the e-Referral Service (e-RS) HL7 V3 API.

Appointment / Scheduling Referrals Hospital HL7 V3 Has adaptor API Service Central

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General Practice Extraction Service - HL7 V3 API

Send anonymised or patient-identifiable data from GP clinical systems to the General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) for planning and research.

Access to Records Key Care Information Community health SOAP HL7 V3 Has adaptor API Service Central

GP2GP - HL7 V3 API

Transfer patients' electronic health records, securely and quickly, between their old and new practices when they change GPs.

Continuity of Care (ToC) GP / Primary Care HL7 V3 Has adaptor API Service Intermediary

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Legitimate Relationship Service - HL7 V3 API

Access patients' Legitimate Relationships (LR) using our HL7 V3 API.

Access to Records Information Governance Hospital HL7 V3 Has adaptor API Service Central

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NHS 111 API standard

API standard to share information between NHS 111 and other organisations, such as GPs and ambulance services, and query the Repeat Caller Service.

Hospital A&E / Emergency Department GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 A&E / Emergency Department SOAP HL7 V3 Has adaptor API Standard

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Pathology Messaging - HL7 V3 API

Request laboratory tests and send the results back to the requester, usually the patient's GP or consultant.

Tests and Diagnostics Hospital GP / Primary Care HL7 V3 Has adaptor API Service Intermediary

Personal Demographics Service - HL7 V3 API

Access patients' personal information, such as name, address, date of birth, related people, registered GP and NHS number using our HL7 V3 version of the Personal Demographics Service (PDS) API.

Demographics Community health Hospital Mental Health Pharmacy GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 OOH GP SOAP HL7 V3 Has adaptor API Service Central

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Summary Care Record - HL7 V3 API

Access a patient's Summary Care Record (SCR) using our HL7 V3 API. Also previously known as PSIS query and GP summary.

Access to Records Community health Hospital Mental Health Pharmacy GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 OOH GP HL7 V3 Has adaptor API Service Central