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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. 

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Cyber Alerts - REST API

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

Information governance Security Internet facing REST API service Central


NHS CIS2 Care Identity Authentication - API

Verify the identity of healthcare workers in England, such as NHS staff, when they access national clinical information systems, using the NHS Care Identity Service 2 (CIS2). 

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

NHS login API

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

Security Patient Internet facing API service Central


Signing Service API

Generate an electronic signature using your smartcard.

Prescribing Security Outpatient Internet facing REST Uses API platform API service Central
Stable Under review

Spine Security Broker API

Provide single sign-on for healthcare workers using NHS smartcards.

Access to records Security SOAP API service Central