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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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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 A&E / Emergency Department FHIR STU3 REST API Standard

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Digital Child Health - FHIR API

Share information about a child's health between healthcare professionals.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient Mental Health GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care A&E / Emergency Department FHIR STU3 MESH NEMS API Service Intermediary

Digital Maternity API standards

API standards to enable sharing and updating of digital maternity records.

Access to Records Continuity of Care (ToC) Community health Hospital Maternity GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 API Standard

Dose Syntax API standards

API standards to provide a structured way to record dosage instructions between primary and secondary care settings.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Prescribing Dispensing Community health Hospital GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 API Standard

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Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration API standards

Use these API standards to share medication requests between ePMA systems and hospital pharmacy or stock control systems.

Prescribing Dispensing Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care A&E / Emergency Department FHIR STU3 API Standard

End of Life API standards

API standards to enable sharing and updating of digital end of life care (EoLC) records.

Access to Records Community health Hospital GP / Primary Care Social Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 FHIR STU3 API Standard

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 Hospital GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 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 A&E / Emergency Department 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 A&E / Emergency Department FHIR STU3 REST API Service Intermediary

GP Connect Send Document - FHIR API

Send a PDF consultation summary to a registered GP practice.

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

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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 A&E / Emergency Department OOH GP FHIR STU3 REST API Service Central

National Early Warning Score 2 API standards

API standards to enable sharing of patients' vital signs and NEWS2 scores between systems and across care boundaries, for example, between two hospitals.

Access to Records Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services A&E / Emergency Department FHIR STU3 API Standard

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Organisation Data Service - FHIR API

Access details of health and social care organisations, such as trusts or GP practices, using our Organisation Data Service (ODS) FHIR 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 A&E / Emergency Department OOH GP FHIR STU3 API Service Central

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Pathology Messaging - FHIR API

Share pathology results in NHS primary and secondary care settings.

Tests and Diagnostics Hospital GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 MESH API Service Intermediary

Personal Demographics Service Notifications - FHIR API

Receive notifications about changes to a patient's demographic details, including birth, death, change of address and change of GP.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Demographics Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient Mental Health GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care A&E / Emergency Department FHIR STU3 MESH NEMS API Service Intermediary

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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 API Service Central

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Transfer of Care Emergency Care Discharge - FHIR API

Create and transmit documents containing Transfer of Care information supporting an emergency care discharge.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital A&E / Emergency Department GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care A&E / Emergency Department FHIR STU3 MESH API Service Intermediary

Transfer of Care Inpatient Discharge - FHIR API

Create and transmit documents containing Transfer of Care information supporting an inpatient discharge.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital Inpatient GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 MESH API Service Intermediary

Transfer of Care Mental Health Discharge - FHIR API

Create and transmit documents containing Transfer of Care information supporting a mental health discharge.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital Mental Health GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 MESH API Service Intermediary

Transfer of Care Outpatient Clinic Letter - FHIR API

Create and transmit documents containing Transfer of Care information following an outpatient consultation in a clinic.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Hospital Outpatient GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 MESH API Service Intermediary

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Vaccination Events - FHIR API

Send and receive messages about changes to a patient's vaccination details.

Continuity of Care (ToC) Vaccination Community health Hospital Inpatient Outpatient GP / Primary Care FHIR STU3 MESH NEMS API Service Intermediary