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Explore and Make use of Nationally Defined Messaging APIs


System Topologies

Overview of the different types of deployment topologies for brokering API calls through the SSP

Consumer Topologies

Simple Model

Simple Topology

A grouping of different GP Connect consumer systems, all connecting directly to GP Connect via the SSP. Each consumer in this example is registered as a CMA endpoint. The key point is that each consumer system has its own ASID.

Aggregator Model

Simple Model

Several different consumer systems connecting to GP Connect via middleware (Message Handling Server / MHS)

Provider Topologies

Single Practice System

Single Practice System

A discrete instance of a Primary Care System serving a single GP Practice.

Data Centre Hosted Practice System

Hosted Practice System

A GP Practice system instance hosted in a Primary Care System (PCS) supplier’s data centre. Note each individual practice has a logical CMA endpoint with its own ASID but sharing the Party Key.


Spine Endpoint Terms

The terms used above are explained in detail on the SDS endpoint lookup page.

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