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GP Connect specifications for developers

Directory of GP Connect specifications and associated artefacts.

GP Connect is a service that allows GP practices and authorised clinical staff to share and view GP practice clinical information and data between IT systems, quickly and efficiently.

Provided are current, upcoming and archived versions of GP Connect API and Messaging specifications.

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Current specifications

Current versions of the GP Connect API and GP Connect Messaging specifications.

GP Connect API 1.2.3 - contains: Foundations, Appointment Management, Access Record Structured

Release date: 23 April 2019

Release versionGP Connect API 1.2.3

Containing capabilities: Appointment Management, Foundations, Access Record Structured

Details: Fixes and clarifications to the Appointments and Access Record Structured capabilities, and to the core elements of the specification (such as SDS queries)

Artefacts: API specification 1.2.3,  API release notes 1.2.3,  API provider test suite 1.2.3,  API demonstrator

GP Connect API 0.5.2 - contains: Access Record HTML

Release date: 23 April 2019

Release version:  GP Connect API 0.5.2

Containing capabilities: Access Record HTML

Details: core changes introduced into the 1.2.3 specification (such as SDS queries) have been integrated into this specification. Also contains a small number of clarifications and changes to the Access Record HTML capability

Artefacts: API specification 0.5.2,  API release notes 0.5.2,  API provider test suite 0.5.2,  API demonstrator

GP Connect Messaging 1.3.0-beta - contains: Send Document

Release date: 11 September 2019

Release version: GP Connect Messaging 1.3.0-beta

Containing capabilities: Send Document messaging (Send Document capability only) STU3 release

Details: GP Connect messaging (Send Document capability only) STU3 release

Artefacts: Messaging specification 1.3.0-beta, Messaging release note 1.3.0-beta

Upcoming specifications (providers only)

Upcoming versions to enable provider system suppliers to develop new versions of GP Connect.

GP Connect API 0.7.2 - contains: Access Record HTML

Release Version: GP Connect API 0.7.2

Release date: 23 April 2019

Containing capabilities: Access Record HTML

Details: Core changes introduced into the 1.2.3 specification (such as SDS queries) have been integrated into this specification. Also contains a small number of clarifications and changes to the Access Record HTML capability

Artefacts: API specification 0.7.2API release notes 0.7.2, API provider test suite (not yet available) , API demonstrator (not yet available)

GP Connect API 1.2.4-beta - contains: Foundations, Appointment Management, Access Record Structured

Release date: 30 August 2019

Release version: GP Connect API 1.2.4-beta

Containing capabilities: Appointment Management, Foundations, Access Record Structured

ArtefactsAPI specification 1.2.4-beta,  API release notes 1.2.4-beta,  API provider test suite 1.2.4-beta,  API demonstrator

GP Connect API 1.3.1-beta - contains: Foundations, Appointment Management, Access Record Structured

Release date: 11 September 2019

Release version: GP Connect API 1.3.1-beta

Containing capabilities: Appointment Management, Foundations, Access Record Structured

Artefacts: API specification 1.3.1-beta,  API release notes 1.3.1-beta,  API provider test suite 1.3.1-beta,  API demonstrator

Archived specifications

Archived versions of the GP Connect API and GP Connect Messaging specifications.

GP Connect API 1.x versions

Release version: GP Connect API 1.3.0-beta
Release date:  28 June 2019
Containing capabilities: Appointment Management, Foundations, Access Record Structured
Artefacts: API specification 1.3.0-beta,  API release notes 1.3.0-beta,  API provider test suite 1.3.0-beta,  API demonstrator

 

Release version:  GP Connect API 1.2.2
Release date: 26 October 2018
Containing capabilities: Appointment Management, Foundations, Access Record Structured
Artefacts:  API specification 1.2.2API release notes 1.2.2API provider test suite 1.2.2

 

Release version:  GP Connect API 1.2.1
Release date: 21 September 2018
Containing capabilities: Appointment Management, Foundations, Access Record Structured
Artefacts: API specification 1.2.1API release notes 1.2.1 , API provider test suite 1.2.1

 

Release version:  GP Connect API 1.2.0
Release date: 3 August 2018
Containing capabilities: Appointment Management, Foundations, Access Record Structured
Artefacts: API specification 1.2.0API release notes 1.2.0API provider test suite 1.2.0

 

Release version:  GP Connect API 1.1.1
Release date: 11 May 2018
Containing capabilities: Appointment Management, Foundations
Artefacts: API specification 1.1.1API release notes 1.1.1, API provider test suite 1.1.1

 

Release version:  GP Connect API 1.1.0
Release date: 16 March 2018
Containing capabilities: Appointment Management, Foundations
Artefacts: API specification 1.1.0API release notes 1.1.0,  API provider test suite 1.1.0

 

Release version:  GP Connect API 1.0.0
Release date: 23 February 2018
Containing capabilities: Appointment Management, Foundations
Artefacts: API specification 1.0.0,  API release notes 1.0.0,  API provider test suite 1.0.0

GP Connect API 0.x versions

Release version:  GP Connect API 0.7.1
Release date: 4 February 2019 
Containing capabilities: Access Record HTML
Artefacts: API specification 0.7.1,  API release notes 0.7.1

 

Release version:  GP Connect API 0.7.0
Release date: 20 December 2018
Containing capabilities: Access Record HTML
Artefacts: API specification 0.7.0,  API release notes 0.7.0

 

Release version: GP Connect API 0.5.1
Release date: 17 December 2018
Containing capabilities: Access Record HTML
Artefacts: API specification 0.5.1API release notes 0.5.1, API provider test suite 0.5.1

 

Release version:GP Connect API 0.5.0
Release date: 23 February 2018
Containing capabilities: Access Record HTML
Artefacts: API specification 0.5.0, API release notes 0.5.0 , API provider test suite 0.5.0

GP Connect Messaging 1.x versions

Release version: GP Connect Messaging 1.2.0
Release date: 4 February 2019
Containing capabilities: Send Document
Artefacts: Messaging specification 1.2.0Messaging release notes 1.2.0

 

Release version: GP Connect Messaging 1.1.0
Release date: 21 September 2018
Containing capabilities: Send Document
Artefacts: Messaging specification 1.1.0,  Messaging release notes 1.1.0

 

Release version: GP Connect Messaging 1.0.0
Release date: 31 August 2018
Containing capabilities: Send Document
Artefacts: Messaging specification 1.0.0Messaging release notes 1.0.0

Last edited: 13 September 2019 2:51 pm