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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 API services as well as API standards defined by us. For other data standards, see the NHS Data Standards Directory.

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Beta In production

Cyber Alerts - REST API

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

Information governance Security API Central Internet facing REST

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In production

NHS CIS2 Care Identity Authentication API

Verify the identity of healthcare workers in England, such as NHS staff, using the NHS Care Identity Service 2 (CIS2). CIS2 provides single sign-on across local and national digital services using smartcards or modern alternatives.

Security Hospital GP / primary care Urgent and emergency care Ambulance services NHS 111 API Central Internet facing
In production Deprecated

NHS CIS Authentication (Spine Security Broker) API

Verify the identity of healthcare workers in England, such as NHS staff, using the Spine Security Broker (SSB) component of the NHS Care Identity Service (CIS). CIS provides single sign-on across local and national digital services using physical and virtual smartcards.

Access to records Security API Central SOAP
In production

NHS login API

Access multiple digital health and social care services with a single login for patients and the public.

Security Patient-facing API Central Internet facing Uses digital onboarding

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In development

Signing Service API

Generate an electronic signature using your smartcard.

Prescribing Security Outpatient API Central Internet facing REST Uses API platform Uses OAS