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Explore and Make use of Nationally Defined Messaging APIs


Frequently Asked Questions

Question Is this API specifically for Urgent & Emergency Care settings, e.g. the 111 service?

Answer: No. Although the initial use case is Urgent & Emergency Care, this API has been designed to be generic to support any Appointment booking.

Question Does this API address sending the NHS 111 report document along with the appointment?

Answer: No. A conscious decision has been made to spearate the two capabilities. This decision is however still under consideration.

Question Is this API the same as that for GP Connect Appointment capability?

Answer: No. While there are similarities, there are some key significant differences between this specification and GP Connect, and you are recommended to read the latest specification for GP connect.

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