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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

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Ambulance Data Submission - FHIR API

Submit ambulance data to our Data Processing Service (DPS) for analysis and review by NHS England and ambulance trusts, using our Ambulance Data Submission - FHIR API (formerly Ambulance Analytics).

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

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Booking and Referral - FHIR API

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

Appointment / Scheduling Referrals Access to Records Continuity of Care (ToC) Patient Communication A&E / Emergency Department Ambulance Services NHS 111 FHIR R4 REST API Service Intermediary

Booking and Referral Standard implementation guide

A standard for healthcare IT systems that enables booking and referral information to be sent between NHS service providers.

Appointment / Scheduling Referrals Access to Records Continuity of Care (ToC) Patient Communication A&E / Emergency Department Ambulance Services NHS 111 FHIR R4 REST API Standard

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COVID-19 Medical Exemptions - FHIR API

Access a patient’s coronavirus (COVID-19) medical exemption status.

Vaccination Patient FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform API Service Central

COVID-19 Test Results - FHIR API

Access a patient’s coronavirus (COVID-19) test results history.

Tests and Diagnostics Patient FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform API Service Central

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Electronic Prescription Service - FHIR API

Access the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) - the national service used to send electronic prescriptions from GP surgeries to pharmacies.

Prescribing Dispensing Outpatient FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform API Service Central

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FHIR Converter API

Convert FHIR resources from FHIR R4 to STU3 and vice versa.

FHIR STU3 R4 REST API Service Central

FHIR UK Core API standards

API standards using FHIR release 4 to create a unified approach to interoperability across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

FHIR R4 API Standard

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Immunisation History - FHIR API

Access a patient’s coronavirus (COVID-19) immunisation history.

Vaccination Patient FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform API Service Central

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NHS App API

Engage with users of the NHS App.

Patient Communication Hospital Patient GP / Primary Care FHIR R4 REST API Service Intermediary

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Personal Demographics Service - FHIR API

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

Demographics Community health Hospital Mental Health Patient Pharmacy GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 OOH GP FHIR R4 Has sandbox Uses API platform API Service Central

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Spine Directory Service - FHIR API

Access accredited system information and messaging endpoint details in the Spine Directory Service (SDS) using our FHIR-conformant API.

Reference Data Hospital GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 FHIR R4 Has sandbox Uses API platform API Service Central

Summary Care Record - FHIR API

Access patient's Summary Care Record (SCR), an electronic record of important patient information, using our FHIR API.

Access to Records Community health Hospital Mental Health Pharmacy GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 OOH GP FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform API Service Central

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Terminology Server - FHIR API

Retrieve terminologies and classifications from the NHS Digital Terminology Server.

Reference Data FHIR R4 REST API Service Central