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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. 

10 results

Include retired APIs


B
Alpha

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 API service Intermediary Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS

C
Stable Internal use only

COVID-19 Medical Exemptions - FHIR API

Access a patient’s coronavirus (COVID-19) medical exemption status.

Vaccination Patient API service Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS
Private beta

COVID-19 Test Results - FHIR API

Access a patient’s coronavirus (COVID-19) test results history.

Tests and diagnostics Patient API service Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS

E
Beta

Electronic Prescription Service - FHIR API

Access the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) - the national service used to send electronic prescriptions from GP surgeries to pharmacies.

Prescribing Dispensing Outpatient GP / primary care API service Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS

F
Alpha

FHIR Converter API

Convert FHIR resources from FHIR STU3 to FHIR R4 and vice versa.

API service Central Internet facing FHIR STU3 R4 REST Uses API platform Uses OAS

I
Stable

Immunisation History - FHIR API

Access a patient’s coronavirus (COVID-19) immunisation history.

Vaccination Patient API service Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS

N
Private beta

NHS App API

Engage with users of the NHS App.

Patient communication Hospital Patient GP / primary care API service Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Uses API platform Uses OAS

P
Private beta Internal use only

Patient Care Aggregator - FHIR API

Get an aggregated list of referrals and bookings for a patient from secondary care providers.

Appointment / scheduling Referrals Patient API service Intermediary Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Uses API platform Uses OAS

S
Alpha

Summary Care Record - FHIR API

Access a patient's Summary Care Record (SCR), an electronic record of important patient information, using our FHIR API.

Access to records Community health Hospital Mental health Pharmacy GP / primary care Urgent and emergency care Ambulance services NHS 111 OOH GP API service Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS

T
Stable

Terminology Server - FHIR APIs

Retrieve terminologies and classifications from the NHS Digital Terminology Server, such as SNOMED-CT or ICD-10.

Reference data API service Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST