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API and integration catalogue

These are the APIs and integrations which are currently available, or in development, from NHS England 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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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 API Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST MESH Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS

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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 GP / primary care API Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS
Beta In production

e-Referral Service - FHIR API

Access the e-Referral Service (e-RS) - the national service for creating and managing paperless referrals in primary and secondary care.

Referrals and bookings Hospital GP / primary care API Central Internet facing FHIR STU3 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS
Beta In production Internal

e-Referral Service Patient Care – FHIR API

Retrieve referrals for a patient from the e-Referral Service (e-RS) - the national service for creating and managing paperless referrals in primary and secondary care.

Referrals and bookings Hospital Patient-facing API Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Uses API platform Uses OAS

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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.

API standard FHIR R4

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Immunisation FHIR API

Access and update a patient's immunisation record, including coronavirus, influenza and human papillomavirus immunisations.

Vaccination Patient-facing API Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS Uses digital onboarding

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Beta In production Internal

Multicast Notification Service API

Publish and receive patient-related state changes from a single centralised system.

API Central Publish-subscribe events Internet facing STU3 REST MESH Has sandbox Uses OAS

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National Record Locator - FHIR API

Locate and access patient information shared by other healthcare organisations using the National Record Locator (NRL) FHIR API.

Access to records Transport / infrastructure API Central Internet facing FHIR STU3 R4 REST Uses digital onboarding
Beta In production

NHS Notify API

Send messages to patients via email, SMS, the NHS App or letter. Previously known as Communications Manager.

Internet facing REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS
In production

NHS Website Content API

Pull content from the NHS.UK website about health conditions, health news, medicines A-Z and more, using our free NHS Website Content APIs.

Patient-facing API Central Internet facing REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS Uses digital onboarding

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Beta In production Internal

Patient Care Aggregator - FHIR API

Get an aggregated list of referrals and bookings for a patient from secondary care providers.

Referrals and bookings Patient-facing API Intermediary Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Uses API platform Uses OAS
Draft

Patient Care Aggregator Get Appointments API standard

As a secondary care provider, provide a list of bookings for a patient to the Patient Care Aggregator.

Referrals and bookings API standard Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Uses OAS Uses digital onboarding
In development

Patient Flags Service - FHIR API

Eventually this service will provide access to all flags associated with a patient (Reasonable Adjustments, CPIS, FGM etc.). The current implementation (Phase 1) will only provide access to the Reasonable Adjustment Flag - a national record which indicates that a patient requires reasonable adjustments and includes relevant details.

Key care information GP / primary care Central FHIR R4 Uses OAS
In production

Personal Demographics Service - FHIR API

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

Demographics Community health Hospital Mental health Patient-facing Pharmacy GP / primary care Urgent and emergency care Ambulance services NHS 111 OOH GP API Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS Uses digital onboarding
Beta In production Internal

Prescriptions for Patients FHIR API

Use this API to access the Patient Facing Services (PFS) capabilities of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS).

Pharmacy API FHIR REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS

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Terminology Server - FHIR APIs

Retrieve terminologies and classifications from the NHS England Terminology Server, such as SNOMED-CT or ICD-10.

Reference data API Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST

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