Skip to main content

API catalogue

First time here? Check out Getting Started with NHS Digital APIs.

These are the APIs which are currently available, or in development, from NHS Digital. It includes API services as well as API standards defined by us. 

4 results

Include retired APIs


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 Patient communication A&E / emergency department Ambulance services NHS 111 Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform API service Intermediary


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 Internet facing FHIR STU3 Uses API platform API service Central

e-Referral Service - HL7 V3 API

Create paperless referrals or manage appointment slots in secondary care using the e-Referral Service (e-RS) HL7 V3 API.

Appointment / scheduling Referrals Hospital HL7 V3 Has adaptor API service Central

Eyecare Electronic Referral Service API standard

Pass details of a new eyecare referral to an Eyecare Electronic Referral System (EeRS).

Appointment / scheduling Referrals API standard