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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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Beta In production Under review for deprecation

Data Registers Service - REST API

Access a wide range of live lists of lookup data with our Data Registers Service.

Reference data API Central Internet facing REST
In production

Directory of Healthcare Services (Service Search) API

Find information about NHS healthcare services, including lists of NHS organisation types, organisations, and coronavirus (COVID-19) walk-in sites.

Vaccination Reference data Patient API Central Internet facing REST
In production

Directory of Services - Urgent and Emergency Care - REST API

Access information on a wide range of health and care services across England using our Directory of Services Urgent and Emergency Care REST API.

Reference data Patient GP / primary care Urgent and emergency care NHS 111 API Central Internet facing REST

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In production Under review for deprecation

Electronic Prescription Service Directory of Services API

Access information about dispensing services, including searching for dispensers who can provide dispensing services for a patient with a given location and urgency, using our Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) Directory of Services (DoS) API.

Prescribing Dispensing Reference data Urgent and emergency care OOH GP API Central Internet facing REST
Retired

Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions Web Services - REST API

Get prescription dispenser information for a patient, using NHS UK Web Services.

Access to records Dispensing Reference data Community health Pharmacy GP / primary care Urgent and emergency care OOH GP API Central Internet facing REST

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In production

Ordnance Survey Places API

Identify UK addresses with the OS Places API. 

Demographics Reference data API Central Internet facing REST Ordnance Survey
In production

Organisation Data Service - ORD API

Access the full dataset of health and social care organisations in England and Wales, such as trusts or GP practices, using our Organisation Data Service (ODS) ORD 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 OOH GP API Central Internet facing REST SOAP

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Beta In production

Spine Directory Service - FHIR API

Access accredited system information and messaging endpoint details in the Spine Directory Service (SDS) using our FHIR-conformant API.

Reference data Hospital GP / primary care Urgent and emergency care Ambulance services NHS 111 API Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST Has sandbox Uses API platform Uses OAS

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In production

Technology Reference Update Distribution API

Automate the download of TRUD release files, including classification products, NHS data model and dictionary, and terminology products.

Reference data API Central Internet facing REST
In production

Terminology Server - FHIR APIs

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

Reference data API Central Internet facing FHIR R4 REST