Download ITK releases- find out what's in version 2 of the ITK
Access ITK specifications and downloads - for guidance and information on specifications, frameworks and implementation guides
The Interoperability Toolkit (ITK) is a set of common specifications, frameworks and implementation guides. It supports interoperability within local organisations and across local health and social care communities.
In some areas, there's a good level of similarity in business process, data requirements and technical alignment. In others, there are competing and, in some cases, incompatible solutions.
The ITK attempts to solve these problems by providing a number of specifications and technologies which are consistent and applicable across a wide range of domains and localities. It's not a piece of software or a downloadable product.
The ITK aims to:
The ITK uses open international standards and is aligned with HL7 and 'Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise' (IHE).
An ITK conformance means a system supplier has proven that a product has been developed to and tested against ITK specifications.
This service is provided by the Interoperability team. If you have any questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out about the different themes and download their required specifications.
Access the latest Interoperability Toolkit (ITK) release 2 component packs, along with supporting information.
The Interoperability Toolkit (ITK) conformance process is designed to be straightforward, focusing on demonstrating conformance to relevant technical specifications and standards.
A collection of software developer resources previously found on the Health Developer Network (developer.nhs.uk).