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GP Connect API 1.5.0-beta release notes

GP Connect API 1.5.0-beta released on 27th February 2019

Introduction

The GP Connect API 1.5.0-beta release contains:

  • The Access Document capability, which was previously published separately, has been added into this specification.
  • Access Record Structured:
    • Support for diary entries
    • Support for immunisations not given

This release also contains updates from the following releases:

Changes may affect more than one capability. Please see the Affects label for details of the capabilities changed.

1.5.0 changes

Impacts provider systems only

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Impacts provider and consumer systems

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Core Specification

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Foundations

Updated capability statement

Tickets:

Affects:  Foundations

Impacts: Provider and consumer systems

Description:

  • Version number has been updated to 1.5.0

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Appointment Management

(no changes)


Access Record Structured

Add immunisations not given

Tickets: #849

Affects:  Access Record Structured

Impacts: Provider and consumer systems

Description:

  • added includeNotGiven part parameter to GPConnect-GetStructuredRecord-Operation-1 with a default value of false
  • added includeDissentConsent part parameter to GPConnect-GetStructuredRecord-Operation-1 with a default value of false
  • updated bundle population diagram to include includeNotGiven and includeDissentConsent part parameters
  • Updated immunisation guidance to include details of inclusion of immunisation not given for providers
  • Added guidance for consumers for handling immunisations not given
  • Updated immunization profile to include additional guidance and valuesets

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Access Document

Merge separate Access Document 1.0.1 specification into this GP Connect API 1.5.0 specification

Tickets: #933

Affects:  Access Document

Impacts: Provider and consumer systems

Description:

  • The Access Document specification will no longer be published independently of this specification (GP Connect API 1.x.x).
  • An Access Document capability has been created under this specification and the content of the previously separate Access Document has been merged in.
  • The release notes from before the merge can be viewed here:

Updated Access Document capability statement

Tickets: #934

Affects:  Access Document

Impacts: Provider and consumer systems

Description:

  • Version number has been updated to 1.5.0
  • Add minor version numbers to profiles listed in the capability statement
  • Reword the page to make clear it is a capability statment describing the Access Document capability only

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Update service root URL definition to cater for different URLs per capability

Tickets: #935

Affects:  Access Document

Impacts: Provider and consumer systems

Description:

  • Update service root URL definition to accomodate the Access Document capability API being defined as its own FHIR server

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Change search for patient documents to use patient compartment based URL

Tickets: #941

Affects:  Access Document

Impacts: Provider and consumer systems

Description:

  • Change search for patient documents to use a patient compartment based URL

  • Previously: /DocumentReference?patientId=111&queryParam=

  • Now: /Patient/111/DocumentReference?queryParam=

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Correct Patient _include parameter for Search for a patient’s documents

Tickets: #942

Affects:  Access Document

Impacts: Provider and consumer systems

Description:

  • The syntax of the Patient _include parameter for Search for a patient’s documents was incorrect and has been updated

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Find Patient should return only patient records with a Regular/GMS registration type

Tickets: #938

Affects:  Access Document

Impacts: Provider and consumer systems

Description:

  • Find Patient is Access Document should return only return patients who have a Regular/GMS registration type (i.e. patients where this is their registered practice)
  • Temporary, emergency and other non regular registration types must be excluded from the results
  • This behaviour applies only to Find Patient in the Access Document capability

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Add explicit error response codes for Access Document API

Tickets: #937

Affects:  Access Document

Impacts: Provider and consumer systems

Description:

  • Add explicit error handling response for Access Document calls

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Error response when a capability is disabled by the practice

Tickets: #943

Affects:  Access Document

Impacts: Provider and consumer systems

Description:

  • Add error handling behaviour for each API endpoint when GP Connect as a whole or the Access Document capability is disabled

Pages changed:


Access Record Structured

Add Diary Entries

Tickets: #902

Affects:  Access Record Structured

Impacts: Provider and consumer systems

Description:

  • Added general guidance page for Diary Entries
  • Added description of populating the ProcedureRequest profile for Diary Entries
  • Added example for Diary Entries
  • Updated pages referring to clinical areas to include Diary Entries
  • added includeDiaryEntries parameter and diaryEntriesSearchDate part parameter to GPConnect-GetStructuredRecord-Operation-1
  • added error handling guidance for diaryEntriesSearchDate
  • updated bundle population diagram to include diary entries

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Update to error handling for parameters

Tickets:  #904

Affects:  Access Record Structured

Impacts:  Providers and consumers

Description: 

  • An error condition has been added that states part parameters must not be included without a value
  • Clarification stating that it is valid to include an empty Parameters.parameter in the case where it has only specified with optional part parameters.

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Updates to profiles

Affects:  Access Record Structured

Impacts:  Providers and consumers

Description: 

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Updates to structured capability statement

Affects:  Access Record Structured

Impacts:  Providers and consumers

Description: 

  • update version number in CapabilityStatement to 1.5.0
  • update minor version numbers in profile listing
  • update OperationDefinition minor version number

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Multiple Capabilities

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Impacts consumer systems only

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No impact

Core Specification


Foundations

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Appointment Management

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Access Record Structured

Multiple Capabilities



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