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API catalogue

These are the APIs which are currently available, or in development, from NHS Digital and associated organisations. It includes APIs as well as API standards defined by us. For other data standards, see the NHS Data Standards Directory.

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In development

Booking and Referral - FHIR API

Send booking and referral information between NHS service providers using our Booking and Referral FHIR API.

Access to records Continuity of care Patient communication Referrals and bookings A&E / emergency department Ambulance services NHS 111 API Intermediary Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS Uses digital onboarding

In production

National Data Opt-out - MESH

Submit a list of NHS numbers via MESH to be checked against the National Data Opt-out Service.

Patient communication Hospital GP / primary care Message integration MESH
Beta In production


Engage with users of the NHS App.

Patient communication Hospital Patient-facing GP / primary care API Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Uses API platform Uses OAS Uses digital onboarding