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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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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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Clinical Decision Support API standards

API standards to support the triage and onward referral of patients who are interacting with Urgent and Emergency Care services, such as NHS 111.

Clinical Decision Support Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Patient GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care NHS 111 FHIR STU3 REST API Standard

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

Cyber Alerts - REST API

Access a feed of alerts issued by our cyber security centre.

Information Governance Security REST API Service Central

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Data Registers Service - REST API

Access a wide range of live lists of lookup data with our Data Registers Service.

Reference Data REST API Service Central

Directory of Services - Urgent and Emergency Care - REST API

Access information on a wide range of health and care services across England using our Directory of Services Urgent and Emergency Care REST API.

Reference Data Patient GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care NHS 111 REST API Service Central

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Electronic Prescription Service Directory of Services API

Access information about dispensing services, including searching for dispensers who can provide dispensing services for a patient with a given location and urgency, using our Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) Directory of Services (DoS) API.

Prescribing Dispensing Reference Data Urgent And Emergency Care OOH GP REST API Service Central

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

Electronic Prescription Service Tracker - REST API

Track a patient’s prescriptions using our Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) Tracker API.

Prescribing Pharmacy REST 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

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GP Connect Access Document - FHIR API

Retrieve unstructured documents from a patient’s GP practice record.

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

GP Connect Access Record: HTML - FHIR API

View a patient's GP practice record, with read-only access.

Access to Records Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient Outpatient GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 FHIR DSTU2 REST API Service Intermediary

GP Connect Access Record: Structured - FHIR API

Retrieve structured information from a patient’s GP practice record.

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

GP Connect Appointment Management - FHIR API

Manage GP practice appointments between different systems.

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

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Hello World API

Teach yourself how to connect to our RESTful APIs.

REST Has sandbox Uses API platform

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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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National Data Opt-out - FHIR API

Capture patients' preferences and control sharing of their data by healthcare organisations for planning and research purposes with our National Data Opt-out (NDOP) FHIR API.

Access to Records Information Governance Community health Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient Outpatient Mental Health GP / Primary Care Social Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 OOH GP FHIR STU3 REST API Service Central

NHS App API

Engage with users of the NHS App.

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

NHS Syndicated Content - REST APIs

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

Patient REST API Service Central

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Organisation Data Service - ORD API

Access the full dataset of health and social care organisations in England and Wales, such as trusts or GP practices, using our Organisation Data Service (ODS) ORD API.

Reference Data Community health Dentistry Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient Outpatient Mental Health Pharmacy GP / Primary Care Social Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 OOH GP REST SOAP API Service Central

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Reasonable Adjustment Flag - FHIR API

Access the Reasonable Adjustment Flag - a national record which indicates that a patient requires reasonable adjustments and includes relevant details.

Key Care Information Community health Hospital Mental Health Pharmacy GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 OOH GP FHIR STU3 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform API Service Central

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Signing Service API

Generate an electronic signature using your smartcard.

Prescribing Security Outpatient REST 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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Technology Reference Data Update Distribution API

Automate the download of TRUD release files.

Reference Data REST API Service Central

Terminology Server - FHIR API

Retrieve terminologies and classifications from the NHS Digital Terminology Server.

Reference Data FHIR R4 REST API Service Central

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Urgent and Emergency Care Continuous Quality Improvement API

Submit 111 or 999 call triage data for quality monitoring purposes, following an NHS Pathways patient phone assessment.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Urgent And Emergency Care NHS 111 REST API Service Central