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Messaging Architecture Overview

Overview of the Messaging Architecture section


This section gives details of the document profiles and associated transport and work-flow.

Pre-Requisites for FHIR ITK3 Messaging Solutions

ITK3 Messaging Requirements

  • SHALL support HL7 FHIR STU3.
  • SHALL implement ITK3 Sender and/or Receiver Responsibilities as per ITK3 Sender and Receiver Requirements.
  • SHALL support the XML format for all NHS Digital document and message flows.
  • The sending system SHALL populate ITK Header <sender> with a reference to the sending organisation within a CareConnect-ITK-Header-Organization-1 resource also present in the FHIR bundle.

FHIR Conformance

Systems SHOULD declare a Conformance using the FHIR Resource Capability Statement identifying the list of message definitions supported.

Tags: fhir

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