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Glossary of Terms

Glossary of terms used in the field of e-Referral system integration

API

Application Programming Interface

CAB

Choose and Book

CATR

Clinical Authority To Release

CRI

Clinical Referral Information

CSR

Certificate Signing Request

e-RS

e-Referral Service

FHIR

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource

FQDN

Fully Qualified Domain Name

GDS

Government Digital Service

HSCIC

Health and Social Care Information Centre

### HSCN Health and Social Care Network

IT

Information Technology

MIM

Message Implementation Manual

NHS

National Health Service

ODS

Organisation Data Service

PAS

Patient Administration System

PDS

Patient Demographic Service

PTL

Path To Live

SDS

Spine Directory Services

TMS

Transaction Messaging Service


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