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GP Connect specification versions

Directory of published GP Connect specification versions

Introduction

GP Connect specification releases are assigned a single version number from 23 February 2018 onwards. The automated test suite, demonstrator and other artefacts built against the specification will also be assigned the same single version number. Please see the specification versioning page for more details.

Current versions

The table below contains the official current and draft versions of the GP Connect specification.

0.x versions are based on the FHIR® DSTU2 standard and 1.x versions are based on the FHIR® STU3 standard.

Status Release Version Release Date Containing capabilities Details
GP Connect 1.x versions (STU3)
Current v1 GP Connect 1.2.2 26 Oct 2018 Appointments Foundations Access Record Structured Fixes and clarifications to the Appointments and Access Record Structured capabilities.

Artefacts at this version: Specification, Automated test suite, Demonstrator

This specification (the highest current version) is also available on GitHub Pages.

GP Connect 0.x versions (DSTU2)
Current v0 GP Connect 0.5.1 17 Dec 2018 Access Record HTML The GP Connect 0.5.1 release (containing Access Record HTML) is aimed at consumers, and provides more information to better understand the variance in HTML output between provider systems.

Release 0.5.1 does not contain any material changes to the requirements or API definition.

Artefacts at this version: Specification, Automated test suite, Demonstrator

Old versions

The table below contains no longer current versions of the GP Connect specification.

0.x versions are based on the FHIR® DSTU2 standard and 1.x versions are based on the FHIR® STU3 standard.

Status Release Version Release Date Containing capabilities Details
GP Connect 1.x versions (STU3)
Old GP Connect 1.2.1 21 Sep 2018 Appointments Foundations Access Record Structured Fixes and clarifications to the Appointments and Access Record Structured capabilities.

Artefacts at this version: Specification, Automated test suite, Demonstrator

Old GP Connect 1.2.0 25 May 2018 Appointments Foundations Access Record Structured Introduction of the Access Record Structured capability

Artefacts at this version: Specification, Automated test suite, Demonstrator

Old GP Connect 1.1.1 11 May 2018 Appointments Foundations General specification uplift based on feedback from providers.

Artefacts at this version: Specification, Automated test suite, Demonstrator

Old GP Connect 1.1.0 16 Mar 2018 Appointments Foundations Appointment slot availability management and general specification uplift.

Previously named as GP Connect Core rc.2, Foundations rc.5, Appointments rc.4 under the old version scheme, though not released under this scheme.

Artefacts at this version: Specification, Automated test suite, Demonstrator

Old GP Connect 1.0.0 23 Feb 2018 Appointments
Foundations
STU3 update for Foundations and Appointments. Uplift of the core and cross cutting areas of the specification.

Previously released on 18 Jan 2018 as GP Connect Core rc.1, Foundations rc.4, Appointments rc.3 under the old version scheme.

Artefacts at this version: Specification, Automated test suite, Demonstrator

GP Connect 0.x versions (DSTU2)
Old GP Connect 0.5.0 23 Feb 2018 Access Record HTML Access Record HTML DSTU2 release.

Previously released on 13 Oct 2017 as Access Record HTML rc.5 under the old version scheme.

Artefacts at this version: Specification, Automated test suite, Demonstrator

Capabilities & specification versions

The following diagram shows which capabilities are available at which versions of the specification.

Note: Version 1.x.0 is a future release.