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GP Connect specifications

Directory of published GP Connect specifications and associated artefacts

Introduction

GP Connect is a service that allows GP practices and authorised clinical staff to share and view GP practice clinical information and data between IT systems, quickly and efficiently.

The page below lists current, upcoming and previous versions of GP Connect API and Messaging specifications.

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GP Connect specification versions


Current and draft versions

GP Connect API

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

Status Release Version Release Date Containing capabilities Details
GP Connect API 1.x versions (FHIR® STU3)
Draft GP Connect API 1.2.3-rc 29 Mar 2019 Appointments Foundations Access Record Structured Fixes and clarifications to the Appointments and Access Record Structured capabilities, and to the core elements of the specification (such as SDS queries).

Artefacts: Specification | Release notes | Provider test suite | Demonstrator

Current v1 GP Connect API 1.2.2 26 Oct 2018 Appointments Foundations Access Record Structured Fixes and clarifications to the Appointments and Access Record Structured capabilities.

Artefacts: Specification | Release notes | Provider test suite | Demonstrator

→ This version is also available on GitHub Pages.

GP Connect API 0.x versions (FHIR® DSTU2)
Draft GP Connect API 0.5.2-rc 29 Mar 2019 Access Record HTML Core changes introduced into the 1.2.3 specification (such as SDS queries) have been integrated into this specification. Also contains a small number of clarifications to the Access Record HTML capability.

Artefacts: Specification | Release notes | Provider test suite | Demonstrator

Current v0 GP Connect API 0.5.1 17 Dec 2018 Access Record HTML This release is aimed at consumers, and provides information to understand the variance in HTML output between provider systems. There are no material changes for provider requirements or API definition.

Artefacts: Specification | Release notes | Provider test suite | Demonstrator

GP Connect Messaging

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

Status Release Version Release Date Containing capabilities Details
GP Connect Messaging 1.x versions (FHIR® STU3)
Current GP Connect Messaging 1.2.0 4 Feb 2019 Send Document GP Connect Messaging (Send Document capability only) STU3 release.

Artefacts: Specification | Release notes

→ This version is also available on GitHub Pages.

 


Upcoming versions for providers only

GP Connect API

The specifications below are currently for GP Connect providers ONLY in order for them to build new versions of the GP Connect API. At a point in the future when these APIs are built, these versions will become current and available for GP Connect consumers also.

Status Release Version Release Date Containing capabilities Details
GP Connect API 0.x versions (FHIR® DSTU2)
Draft GP Connect API 0.7.2-rc 4 Feb 2019 Access Record HTML Core changes introduced into the 1.2.3 specification (such as SDS queries) have been integrated into this specification. Also contains a small number of clarifications and changes to the Access Record HTML capability.

Artefacts: Specification | Release notes | Provider test suite | Demonstrator

Future v0 GP Connect API 0.7.1 29 Mar 2019 Access Record HTML This release contains a change to the Medications view and other improvements to help support consumers.

Artefacts: Specification | Release notes | Provider test suite | Demonstrator

 


Previous versions

GP Connect API

The table below contains versions of the GP Connect API specification that are no longer current:

Status Release Version Release Date Containing capabilities Details
GP Connect API 1.x versions (FHIR® STU3)
Old GP Connect API 1.2.1 21 Sep 2018 Appointments Foundations Access Record Structured Artefacts: Specification | Release notes | Provider test suite | Demonstrator

Old GP Connect API 1.2.0 25 May 2018 Appointments Foundations Access Record Structured Artefacts: Specification | Release notes | Provider test suite | Demonstrator

Old GP Connect API 1.1.1 11 May 2018 Appointments Foundations Artefacts: Specification | Release notes | Provider test suite | Demonstrator

Old GP Connect API 1.1.0 16 Mar 2018 Appointments Foundations Artefacts: Specification | Release notes | Provider test suite | Demonstrator
Old GP Connect API 1.0.0 23 Feb 2018 Appointments
Foundations
Artefacts: Specification | Release notes | Provider test suite | Demonstrator
GP Connect API 0.x versions (FHIR® DSTU2)
Old GP Connect API 0.7.0 20 Dec 2018 Access Record HTML Artefacts: Specification | Release notes
Old GP Connect API 0.5.0 23 Feb 2018 Access Record HTML Artefacts: Specification | Release notes | Provider test suite | Demonstrator

GP Connect Messaging

The table below contains versions of the GP Connect Messaging specification that are no longer current:

Status Release Version Release Date Containing capabilities Details
GP Connect Messaging 1.x versions (FHIR® STU3)
Old GP Connect Messaging 1.1.0 21 Sep 2018 Send Document Artefacts: Specification | Release notes

Old GP Connect Messaging 1.0.0 31 Aug 2018 Send Document Artefacts: Specification | Release notes