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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

21 results

Include deprecated and retired APIs


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Ambulance Analytics - FHIR API

Submit ambulance analytics data to our Data Processing Service (DPS) for analysis and review by NHS England and ambulance trusts.

Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services FHIR R4 MESH Has sandbox API Service Central

Assessment Discharge and Withdrawal - FHIR API

Support transfer of care from hospital to social services for patients with care and support needs.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital Inpatient Social Care FHIR DSTU2 MESH API Service Intermediary

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Bowel Cancer Screening - EDIFACT API

Send bowel cancer screening test results from the screening system to GP practices.

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

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Digital Child Health - FHIR API

Share information about a child's health between healthcare professionals.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient Mental Health GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care A&E / Emergency Department FHIR STU3 MESH NEMS API Service Intermediary

Digital Medicine - FHIR API

Notify a patient's registered GP practice of care services provided by a pharmacy, such as immunisation.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Vaccination Pharmacy GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 MESH API Service Intermediary

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General Practice Extraction Service - MESH 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 MESH API Service Central

GP Connect Send Document - FHIR API

Send a PDF consultation summary to a registered GP practice.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient Outpatient GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 A&E / Emergency Department FHIR STU3 MESH API Service Intermediary

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Interoperability Toolkit 3 Messaging Distribution FHIR API standards

API standards for a set of generic messaging components using FHIR STU3 to create a unified approach to NHS message and document flows across England. 

FHIR STU3 MESH API Standard

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Message Exchange for Social Care and Health (MESH) API

The Message Exchange for Social Care and Health (MESH) is the main secure large file transfer service used across health and social care organisations.

Messaging Transport / Infrastructure MESH API Service Central Intermediary

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National Event Management Service - FHIR API

Publish and subscribe to patient-centric event messages with the National Events Management Service (NEMS).

Continuity of Care (ToC) Messaging Transport / Infrastructure FHIR STU3 MESH NEMS API Service Central Intermediary

Manage GP registrations and other patient data in NHAIS.

Demographics GP / Primary Care MESH Has adaptor API Service Intermediary

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Pathology Messaging - EDIFACT API

Send pathology test results from laboratories to GP practices.

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

Pathology Messaging - FHIR API

Share pathology results in NHS primary and secondary care settings.

Tests and Diagnostics Hospital GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 MESH API Service Intermediary

Personal Demographics Service Notifications - FHIR API

Receive notifications about changes to a patient's demographic details, including birth, death, change of address and change of GP.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Demographics Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient Mental Health GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care A&E / Emergency Department FHIR STU3 MESH NEMS API Service Intermediary

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Transfer of Care Emergency Care Discharge - FHIR API

Create and transmit documents containing Transfer of Care information supporting an emergency care discharge.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital A&E / Emergency Department GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care A&E / Emergency Department FHIR STU3 MESH API Service Intermediary

Transfer of Care Inpatient Discharge - FHIR API

Create and transmit documents containing Transfer of Care information supporting an inpatient discharge.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital Inpatient GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 MESH API Service Intermediary

Transfer of Care Mental Health Discharge - FHIR API

Create and transmit documents containing Transfer of Care information supporting a mental health discharge.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital Mental Health GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 MESH API Service Intermediary

Transfer of Care Outpatient Clinic Letter - FHIR API

Create and transmit documents containing Transfer of Care information following an outpatient consultation in a clinic.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital Outpatient GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 MESH API Service Intermediary

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Vaccination Adverse Reactions COVID-19 API

Provide information to NHS Digital on adverse reactions relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations.

Vaccination Community health GP / Primary Care MESH API Service Intermediary

Vaccination APIs

Provide information to NHS Digital relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) and seasonal flu 2020-21 vaccinations.

Appointment / Scheduling Vaccination Community health GP / Primary Care MESH API Service Intermediary

Vaccination Events - FHIR API

Send and receive messages about changes to a patient's vaccination details.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Vaccination Community health Hospital Inpatient Outpatient GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 MESH NEMS API Service Intermediary