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

Live service status information


Regarding the service-impacting work planned on the NHS e-Referral service (e-RS) to implement Maintenance Release 8.3. This is still subject to ongoing testing and final approval.  Please treat the specific times of the work and the associated outage as provisional.  A further update will be communicated on Thursday 14 February 2019.

Change timing Change outcome Outcome

Tuesday 19 February 2018 16:30


Wednesday 20 February 2018 04:00

Tuesday 19 February 2018 20:15


Wednesday 20 February 2018 04:00

Users will be unable to access the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS) for the duration of the change outage.

Slot polls may be impacted.

What is planned for Release 8.3.0?

Information is available on the NHS e-Referral Service release information page.

If you have any questions, please e-mail Release Management at

If you would like to receive the planned release communications for all nationally delivered services including e-RS, please contact your Implementation & Business Change Manager or email

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Last edited: 12 February 2019 1:55 pm