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Digital Medicine - FHIR API

The digital medicines specification supports FHIR messages to support pharmacy information flows. For example letting a patient's GP know when a pharmacy administers an immunisation to a patient, or when a pharmacy gives a patient an emergency supply of medicine.

The digital medicines specification supports the following care communications.

Pharmacy immunisation administration

This is a FHIR document which is used to notify a patient's registered GP practice on the administration of immunisations to a patient at the pharmacy.

Pharmacy emergency medication supply

This FHIR document is used to notify a patient's registered GP practice of emergency medication supplied to a patient at a pharmacy.

Pharmacy new medicine service

This is a FHIR document which is used to notify a patient's registered GP practice of a service that provides support for people with long-term conditions newly prescribed a medicine to help improve medicines adherence; it is initially focused on particular patient groups and conditions.

Pharmacy medication review

This is a FHIR document which is used to notify a patient's registered GP practice of pharmacists undertaking structured adherence-centred reviews with patients on multiple medicines, particularly those receiving medicines for long-term conditions.

Pharmacy digital minor illness referral service

This is a FHIR document which is used to notify a patient's registered GP practice following an assessment by a call advisor, leads to the patient being transferred for a consultation with a community pharmacist.

Pharmacy appliance use review

This is a FHIR document which is used to notify a patient's registered GP practice of data that improves the patient’s knowledge and use of any ‘specified appliance‘.

The following versions have been published. 

Status Release version Release date Details
Private Beta 1.2.3 Private Beta  4 May 2020   
Private Beta 1.2.2-Private-Beta 1 April 2020 Current Private Beta version of the specification
Private Beta 1.2.1-Private-Beta 2 December 2019 Version 1.2.1-Private-Beta
Private Beta 1.2.0-Private-Beta 30 September 2019 Version 1.2.0-Private-Beta
Alpha 1.1.3-Alpha 9 August 2019 Version 1.1.3-Alpha
Alpha 1.1.2-Alpha 26 July 2019 Version 1.1.2-Alpha
Alpha 1.1.1-Alpha 8 July 2019 Version 1.1.1-Alpha
Alpha 1.1.0-Alpha 19 March 2019 Version 1.1.0-Alpha
Alpha 1.0.0-Alpha 12 October 2018 Version 1.0.0-Alpha

 

Last edited: 23 July 2020 1:44 pm