Explore and Make use of Nationally Defined Messaging APIs
FHIR APIs and XML Messaging
Information required to build ADW Messages to support the exchange of structured information between healthcare and social care organisations.
Diagnostic Data Services report message
Information required to publish, subscribe and receive event messages to and from the Events Management Service.
The NHS e-Referral Service has released a range of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and Ecosystem resources to support third party solution integration.
- News and Events
- Forward Notices
- Forum and Chat
- Authentication and Authorisation Live
- Clinical Referral Information Live
- ValueSet Live
- Service Search Alpha
- Clinical Review Alpha
- Create Referral Beta
- Referral Management Alpha
- FHIR Implementation Profiles (Draft C)
- FHIR Implementation Profiles (Draft D)
- XML MiM Integration Live
The National Data Opt-out Programme has defined an API to capture a patient's preferences for use of their data, which will be held in a national data store on the Spine. Initially, this API will be used by a new national portal, but in future it will be made available to other consumers to manage these preferences for a patient.
NEWS2 is the latest version of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS), this improves the detection and response to clinical deterioration in patients and is a key element of patient safety and improving patient outcomes.
National Failsafe Population Management is intended assist with population tracking and population screening, for example via the National Failsafe Alert.
The National Pathology FHIR Messaging Specification supports the ability to share pathology results in NHS primary and secondary care settings. This release focuses on haematology and clinical biochemistry (also known as chemical pathology) test reporting.
The National Record Locator Service aims to provide healthcare professionals and providers with a facility to identify and locate 'local' patient records which have been registered on the Service
The Spine Core FHIR API Framework provides common behaviours and services used across FHIR APIs delivered on Spine. This specification also covers other Spine services that complement or are used alongside Spine FHIR APIs.
Information required to build Transfer of Care Documents for several areas of care.
Profiles to allow searching for free slots and booking appointments
Access to non-confidential metadata for electronic prescriptions managed through the national Electronic Prescription Service.
The Message Exchange for Social care and Health (MESH) component of the Spine allows messages and files to be delivered to registered recipients. This is the HTTP API used by MESH.
The ITK is a set of common messaging specifications, frameworks and implementation guides to support interoperability within local organisations and across local health and social care communities.
API developer portal for NHS Choices APIs.
API providing information about EPS dispensing services, and includes search functionality which lists dispensers who should be able to provide dispensing services for a patient with a given location and urgency.
APIs provided by the Directory of Services for accessing service information