FHIR UK Core API standards

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Description API standards using FHIR release 4 to create a unified approach to interoperability across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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Has the standard been published? Yes
Nationally Mandated No
Status of standard Active
Publication due
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Standard type Technical standards and specifications
Documentation Help Text
Link to Documentation https://simplifier.net/guide/ukcoreversionhistory/home
Contact details api.management@nhs.net
Topic Messaging
Care setting
  • Community health
  • Dentistry
  • Hospital
  • Maternity
  • Mental health
  • Patient
  • Pharmacy
  • GP / Primary care
  • Transport / Infrastructure
  • Social care
  • Urgent and Emergency Care
Related standards * DAPB4013: Medicine and Allergy/Intolerance Data Transfer - can be used alongside UK Core for the exchange of Medication and Allergy information across the UK in an agreed consistent structure
Dependencies No known dependencies
Assurance The NHS Digital API Catalogue uses a development process based on [GDS agile delivery](https://www.gov.uk/service-manual/agile-delivery). You can find out more about how they develop APIs, technical standards and specifications in their [reference guide](https://digital.nhs.uk/developer/guides-and-documentation/reference-guide#deprecation-and-retirement-policy).
Endorsements Not applicable