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API catalogue

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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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Care Connect FHIR API standards

API standards using FHIR STU3 to create a unified approach to interoperability across England.

FHIR 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.

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

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Digital Maternity API standards

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

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

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

Community health Hospital GP / Primary Care Continuity of Care (ToC) Prescribing Dispensing FHIR 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.

Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care A&E / Emergency Department Prescribing Dispensing FHIR API Standard
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End of Life API standards

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

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

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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.

FHIR API Standard

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Interoperability Toolkit 3 Messaging Distribution FHIR API standards

API standards for a set of generic messaging components using FHIR STU3 to create a unified approach to NHS message and document flows across England. 

FHIR MESH API Standard

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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.

Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services A&E / Emergency Department Access to Records Continuity of Care (ToC) FHIR API Standard
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NHS 111 API standard

API standard to share information between NHS 111 and other organisations, such as GPs and ambulance services, and query the Repeat Caller Service.

Hospital A&E / Emergency Department GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 A&E / Emergency Department SOAP HL7 V3 API Standard
Last edited: 24 May 2021 5:12 pm