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Find out about NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS) planned maintenance and service availability.


Proactive maintenance 15 July 2019

The NHS e-Referral Service implemented proactive maintenance that affected the service on 15 July.

Change timing Change outage Expected user impact
Monday 15 July 2019 20.15 to 21.45 Monday 15 July 2019 20:15 to 21.45


Slot polls will not be affected.

Maintenance release 8.6 

This work has been delayed due to issues found in pre-release testing – it will not take place starting on Saturday 13 July, as previously communicated. 

Notice will be given ahead of the rescheduled timing.

Planned change timing Planned change outage Expected user impact
Saturday 13 July 2019 14:00 to Sunday 14 July 2019 18:00 Saturday 13 July 2019 16:15 to Sunday 14 July 2019 18:00


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    Find out about NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS) releases.

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    Business continuity guidance - NHS e-Referral Service

    Read our guidance on system availability and business continuity, including background and purpose, maintaining access to e-RS local infrastructure, responding to loss of access to e-RS and invoking business continuity arrangements.

Last edited: 16 July 2019 8:41 am